عنوان مقاله [English]
Today, due to the arrival of virtual networks, especially telegrams in our country, a new form of social relations is formed. Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to Investigating the Effect of Membership in the social network of telegram messenger on the Communication Identity. To accomplish this, Quantitative survey method was used for this purpose. The statistical population of the study consisted of young people aged between 18 and 30 years living in Tehran, whose number is 28,745. Using Cochran's formula, 524 people were selected among the youth of Tehran, aged between 18 and 30, based on cluster sampling. A standard questionnaire was distributed among them. After data collection, analysis was done based on spss and lisrel. The findings indicate that 83 percent of Tehrani youth are members of the Telegram, with an average of 2 hours of use per day. Telegram users spend more time in groups, and then for private and two-way communication, but according to time, channels have the least use among users. The results show that the use of telegram groups, the use of private messages in the telegram, the level of participation of users and the amount of use of telegrams, groups and channels registered on the subject of social communication on the communication identity has been inversely at the confidence level was 0.95 and 0.99. But the use of the channel did not affect the identity of the telegram.