International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

The Most Common Hashtags on Facebook Used During the Corona Pandemic among Jordanians: A Case Study
Fadi Ali Abdel-Qader Zyout, Abeer AL-Ghazo

This study tries to find the most common hashtags on Facebook used during the corona pandemic. The quantitative method was implemented using an electronic copy of the questionnaire due to the Corona epidemic situation. The sample of the study consists of 232; (128) males and (104) females. To analyze the data obtained from the participants' responses, a suitable statistical analysis was used. The results obtained indicated that the hashtags of خليل بالبيت # occupied the most common hashtag was exchanged between the users with a percentage of 26.6 % followed by the hashtag of خليك بالدار # with a percentage of 22.7 % in the Corona epidemic interval. Moreover, the results pointed out that there was no gender differences between males and females observed in terms of adding hashtags to their posts during the Corona crisis. As well as The researchers recommended conducting more studies on the differences between the genders in the use of hashtags on social media specifically Facebook, due to the lack of studies in this field, particularly in Jordan.

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