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Investigating Social Media User Activity on Android Smartphone

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2022
Muhammad Romi Nasution, Yudi Prayudi, Ahmad Luthfi

Muhammad Romi Nasution, Yudi Prayudi and Ahmad Luthfi. Investigating Social Media User Activity on Android Smartphone. International Journal of Computer Applications 183(48):46-52, January 2022. BibTeX

	author = {Muhammad Romi Nasution and Yudi Prayudi and Ahmad Luthfi},
	title = {Investigating Social Media User Activity on Android Smartphone},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2022},
	volume = {183},
	number = {48},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2022},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {46-52},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2022921890},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Considering the trend of social interaction and relationships on the internet, online social media has greatly affected people's daily lives. Everyone can now easily connect in their social circle via smartphone, making it an easier choice by users. Social media applications definitely leave their mark on smartphones. The attractive trait of smartphones for forensic examiners is due to user activity on smartphones. Forensic investigators can extract evidence by selecting appropriate extraction techniques and forensic tools. The main contribution of this research is to emphasize digital forensics on android smartphones on the well-known social media application TikTok, because it is one of the social media that is currently on the rise, judging by the advantages of TikTok in presenting short video content so creative and interesting. some users create content to get more attention and recognition thereby increasing their sociality. The purpose of the study was to identify the characteristics of activity on smartphones when using more than one TikTok account.


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Smartphone, Android, Activity, Digital Forensics, Social Media