A background of the study social networking websites is an online service for people who want social relations to other people around the world sns are widely used nowadays in our developing country. According to pop culture universe, social media is an umbrella term that refers to all online communities or publications that foster and encourage conversation between users and allow them to develop, critique, publish, and interact with a vast array of online content. New media and society: a study on the impact of social networking sites on indian youth dr m neelamalar & ms p chitra dept of media sciences, anna university chennai, india.
The study was aimed at identifying social media network sites and their usage among students, how students networked and participated on social media networks, time invested by students on social networks, the effects of social media on students’ grammar and spelling as. Social networking addiction is a phrase sometimes used to refer to someone spending too much time using facebook, twitter and other forms of social media-- so much so that it interferes with other aspects of daily life. Its 2013 study revealed that 77 percent of respondent companies use social networking sites to recruit candidates for specific jobs, up from 56 percent in 2011 and 34 percent in 2008. In modern times, people are interacting in many different ways, some by telephone, some by e-mail and some by chatting networks every day, people are using the computer to talk with one another and social networking sites are a big reason for this.
A jan 2015 study published in the journal of applied developmental psychology said college freshman should use social networking sites to build networks of new friends, feel socially integrated at their new schools, and reduce their risk of dropping out. Tobi, ma’on, and ghazali (2013) mentioned the popularity of online social networks and conducted a study assessing if their use had any impact on the social and psychological health of malaysian students the authors suggest that it has a positive effect on the health of the students. Social networking sites social networking is web-based services that allow individuals to create a public profile, to create a list of users with whom to share connection, and view and cross the connections within the system. Chapter 1 the problem and its background introduction nowadays, social networking has made an enormous impact on the lifestyle of individuals around the globe it has already been a huge contribution to the daily social routine of the people in various types of communities high and middle class. As of 2015 the world’s largest social networking company, facebook, has 149 billion active users, and the number of users is increasing every year one of the most interesting things to look at is the increasing number of student users on such social networking sites.
Background of the study internet is recently one of the fast, convenient ways for people to communicate with other people around the world especially with social networking sites, people are now able to create their own world online. An analysis on the impact of social media on college students’ academic performance | ilagan 7 c significance of the study given the background of the study, the creation of social media had changed the lives of many people mainly students and there are many arguments on how social media have a negative effect to students and leads to lower. I an investigation on the impact of online social networking on academic performance among high school students in urban areas: a case study of. Social networking as we know it today today, social networking is an essential part of life for people from around the world social networking is a form of social media, used for either interactive, educational, informational or entertaining purposes.
In a 2008 study of high school students in the midwest, researcher christine greenhow discovered that social networking expanded the students' abilities to perform work by actually practicing the kinds of 21st-century skills we want them to develop to be successful today. Social networking didn't start with facebook we examine the history of social networking, from bbses and friendster to diaspora and beyond. Effects of facebook on students behavior and performance impact of facebook usage on the academic grades: a case study the impact of social networking sites to the academic performance of the college students of lyceum of the philippines – laguna.
Social media is now pervasive in our world with existing social networks expanding, niche social networking sites being created for educators, medical professionals, and other groups, and new social media sites popping up regularly, all accessible 24 hours a day via computer, tablet, smart phone, and internet-enabled devices. Social media checks in today’s competitive market of background screening, companies are always looking for a competitive edge some have turned to performing social media searches. The effect of social networks on student’s academic and non-cognitive behavioral outcomes: for making the data available for this study agnia galesnik and elior cohen provided student’s background characteristics are not correlated with the number of friends in class. Similarly, this study provides that the social networking sites like facebook, twitter etc can play a vital role to increase the engagement of students and increase the desired grades which can be helpful in future.