Influence of social media on language

Thank you for taking part in our survey. We will ask you questions about your use of social media and its influence on language and yourself. This survey will take 5-10 minutes.


How old are you?

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English is the main language of social media. How often do you use anglicisms when communicating in a different language than English?

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How much time per day you spend on social media? (E.g. Instagram, Tiktok, Snapchat, Reddit, Twitter, Whatsapp, Youtube, facebook, pinterest etc.)

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Which social media platforms do you use regularly?

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Do you watch short content? If yes, on which platform?

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Do you use Acronyms in your everyday language? (E.g. WTF, OMG, LOL, BTW, BFF, IDC, IDK, DM, GOAT, IRL, JK ......) If yes, which ones do you use the most?


When i communicate on social media platforms:

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When writing on social media platforms I:

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How do you feel about the following statement? The use of social media has shortened my attention span

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How do you feel about the following statement? During parties or hangouts I notice how I or other people spend time on their phones instead of having face-to-face conversations

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Do you notice social media or trends on it giving words that already exist a new meaning? (E.g. Tablet, Troll, Catfish, stream, slay)

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Do you notice social media inventing new words?(E.g. googling, selfie, ghosting ) Do some examples of your own come into your mind?