Virtual Communities of Police Service Support: Providing SWOT Model in Line with the Order and Security

Fariba Azizzadeh 1 *, Yosef Latifi 1, Samira Azizzadeh 2

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Nowadays by formation of virtual communities, people support public services by sharing their own information and experiences. This article used the information of a Persian website in which the question and answer cycle takes place. In this research was used content validity. This research was utilized participant observation methods and descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data. Results suggest that people offer solutions for problems of each other regarding police services, order and security. They also transfer their knowledge without any benefit and only intrinsic motivation explains such behavior.


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Article Type: Research Article

Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 6, Issue 4, October 2016, pp. 166-180

Published Online: 26 Oct 2016

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