To achieve the objectives

To achieve the objectives, the study adopted the descriptive survey design. This enabled the researcher to obtain data from the respondents confidentially. Because the researcher could not use the entire population of two hundred students that were active Facebook users, a sample of twenty respondents were used for generalization of the findings of the study to the entire population. Questionnaires and observation were used to obtain data from the students.
However, observation was used to obtain additional data from key informants. Validity and reliability of the instruments was obtained through piloting. The data obtained for the study was analyzed descriptively using SPSS and thematically.
The first objective was to establish if students use Facebook and the motive in Moi University, Kesses, Kenya. Under this objective, the study sought to find act if students in Moi university use Facebook and its motives. This finding was that majority of the respondents said that they used Facebook.
Majority of respondents also admitted to having Facebook accounts for the past four years. Asked about what they use Facebook for most of the respondents listed entertainment and love/ relationship even though some were for the idea of academics, religion and online business. They also responded to their reasons for preferring Facebook over other social media platforms many said it was fast and cheaper, flexibility in creating accounts and profiles, easily accessible on any instruments including non- android phones. About their view on if Facebook as a social media had become addictive majority of the respondents agreed to Facebook being addictive. They also sited to having spent at least 4 hours daily. Most respondents reported to use Facebook for majorly entertainment and love and relationships.
The second objective was to identify and describe the extent to which Facebook had influenced students lifestyle. Respondent were asked who were their favorite icon of model. Why and what they liked about them and majority of the respondents named their icons of models and what they liked about them. With most of them listed personality, possession. Some were for dress code, body type, language use, intimacy and relationship patterns.
The respondents were given an opportunity to express themselves on whether they would transform to their icons of models if given a chance. Most respondents were of the idea if transforming. About how Facebook parades their icons of models, majority of respondents said that Facebook paraded their icon of model as an exemplary individual who is successful, perfect and with lavish lifestyle. They also agreed that Facebook had altered their socio-cultural, religious and ethical values. This is with regard to how they answered the question on what attributes they had borrowed from their icons of models. The majority attributed dress code, hairstyle, body type, language use, ethical standards, intimacy and relationship patterns hoping to greatly refine them. Even though some were for the idea of possession, residence and net worth. Through observation the researcher observed cognitive behavior on several aspects.
The last objective was to analyze measures undertaken to control icon-related lifestyles in Moi university main campus. The respondents were asked what they think should be done in order for students to achieve a realistic lifestyle. Respondents said that this could be achieved by not leaving beyond their state of economy and appreciate their financial strengths, about what attributes students should borrow from their icons of models. Most respondents said that students should borrow only positive attributes especially those that don’t clash with their home backgrounds, cultural, aspect and financial capabilities. About whether moving with the trend placed students in a risky