AIM OF THE STUDY
Investigate the usage of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and its impact on language transformation in the context of youth in Arabic-speaking populations, specifically in Saudi Arabia.
Examine texting practices in BBM and Whatsappand patterns of youth in Arabic speaking populations’ with a particular focus on language usage for texting whether it is Arabic, English, or Arabizi.
Alabdulqader, E., Alshehri, M., Almurshad, R., Alothman, A. and Alhakbani, N., 2014. Computer Mediated Communication: Patterns & Language Transformations of Youth in Arabic-Speaking Populations.
Alhakbani, N., AlMurshad, R., Alabdulqader, E., Alshehri, M., Alothman, A. and Al-Wabil, A., 2013. PATTERNS OF COMPUTER-MEDIATED COMMUNICATION: YOUTH, IDENTITY AND MOBILE DEVICES.ICERI2013 Proceedings, pp.4269-4269.