Scientific article by Dr. Fondevila et altri about advantages and disadvantages of using WhatsApp

“Uses of WhatsApp in the Spanish university student. Pros and cons” is the indexed scientific article by Dr. Joan Francesc Fondevila Gascón, Dr. Joaquín Marqués, Dr. Pedro Mir and Dr. Marc Polo in Revista Latina de Comunicación Social, 74 (pages 308-324), DOI: 10.4185 / RLCS-2019-1332 (http://www.revistalatinacs.org/074paper/1332/15es.html).

The article analyzes, using a quantitative methodology, the use of instant messaging in the Spanish University. It is concluded that it provides value when organizing collaborative work and exchange information, but that can generate some anxiety when facing the study and even in sleep hours.

The article is the result of the task of the Research Group on Digital Journalism and Marketing and Broadband and the Research Group on Innovative Systems of Monetization of Digital Journalism, Marketing and Tourism (SIMPED), of the CECABLE, the Pompeu Fabra University, the Escola Universitària Mediterrani of the University of Girona, Blanquerna-Universitat Ramon Llull and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ​​of which Dr. Joan Francesc Fondevila Gascón is the main researcher.