Exploring the Fakes within Online Communication: A Grounded Theory Approach (Phase Three: Grounded Theory)

Firas Tayseer Ayasrah, Hanif Abu-Bakar, Amani Ali


This study in its second phase aimed at fundament the study adopted methodology, in the analysis processes of the fake profiling phenomenon among students with different age categories in schools in Jordan. Theory building is conceptualizing; and to begin with, data are divided into actions, events, incidents and ideas by means of asking straightforward questions such as what, where, when and how much. Data are then given a representative name, and this procedure entails word-by-word, line-by-line and phrase-by-phrase analysis. There are two open coding methods involved. First, N-Vivo Coding necessitates exploration of literally documented data. Next, Open Label Coding entails analysis of concepts expressed in gathered data.

Keywords: fake profiling, social networks, Grounded Theory.

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ISSN (online) 2422-8702