MOTIF PERSONAL BRANDING MAHASISWA UMS DI FACEBOOK
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This paper investigates the students' motives in using Facebook for personal branding. In this study, 4 motives were generated to describe personal branding. These motives were coded into 12 indicators which were completed by 401 Facebook users. Construct validity identified that 2 items of updates status, 3 items of shared identity, 3 items of self explored and 1 item of social facility are valid. The data shows that Facebook is a useful tool that can describe someone’s image based on his intended use, and also illustrates the students' motives in using Facebook.