Visit for more related articles at Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism The study of this research aims to create an immense level of awareness among the youth exposed to such social networking sites and findings will not only bear results as to how adversely and positively is the youth affected by the usage of these sites but also will help the youth to understand the usage of these networking sites efficiently.
Facebook, My Space, Twitter, Linked In, Skype and Ning are a few such sites that attract maximum of the youth to tune in to them and thereby embodies their own merits and demerits that desperately need to create an actual picture among the youth.
The effect of social networking sites on adolescents’ social and academic development: Current theories and controversies The paper offers a review of the emerging research surrounding social networking sites and youth.
The technologies and offers of these sites are such that they fascinate and attract the youth and teenage.
Individuals have set their own limits as to when and when not to access these websites but we witness very few out of the lot who does not access or make use of these sites at all.
Social Network Research Paper Vdi Verlag Dissertation
Evaluating the amount of research that surrounds the usage of social networking sites in the education system, it is important to determine whether or not, have these sites led to any impact on student engagement and achievement.It has now become an evident and usual sight to face individuals being insensitive to chat in worshipping places, homes when relatives and guests are around, highways, schools, colleges and social gatherings wherein they are so preoccupied and engrossed into their phones that they do not even bother to look up as to where they are which results in their inability to prioritize as to what is important and what isn’t.Attention has thus been shifted from real to virtual world and visible to invisible friends.Social networking; Facebook; Twitter; Internet Social Networking sites are termed to as web based services that give an opportunity to individuals to create their own personal profile with the choice of their own list of users and thereby connect with them in an altogether public forum that provides them with features such as chatting, blogging, video calling, mobile connectivity and video/photo sharing.People spend more than usual hours on social networking sites to download pictures, browse through updates seek entertainment and chat around with friends to keep themselves connected to one another.• To understand the pros and cons of social networking sites known by the youth.• To study the influence of social networking sites on the personal and professional life of the youth.However the study must be finally specified about theories as to how youth uses social networking sites and must enact communication behavior that should result in their benefit .Effect of social networking sites usage on the studies of Nigerian students This study evaluates the effect of social networking sites on the students and justifies that no significant effect of these sites are found to hamper their studies but there is no clear balance of its usage.This paper will be therefore able to review the available literature to study and present both the positive and negative impacts of online networking on the most high in demand segment of our society (The youth).Impact of social networking websites on the education of the youth The researcher tries to portray, social networking sites such as Facebook, My Space and Twitter are gaining popularity with the pace of time and due to their attractive features the youth of today’s generation is fascinated towards them.