NEGATIVE IMPACT OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES FOR STUDENTS MUHAMMAD AWAIS GHAFFAR 3rd Prof General Secretary, LAW
A social working site is defined as a website where people can make their online profiles and can interact with their friends and family like they do in their real life. The media seems to control the way people are and how they interact with others. Social networking gives individuals the ability to feel free and open about things. Social networking has greatly impacted society, especially when it comes down to common sites such as Facebook, My space, or even Twitter. It has been noticed to have both a negative and positive effect on society. Although social networks can have good and positive effect on people but unfortunately it has plenty of negative effects on students. Through reports its evaluated that social networking sites has formed a new kind of addiction which we call the "social media addiction" and it is quite true in using Facebook,twitter,hi5 etc. Are you addicted to Facebook? Twitter? hi5? (etc.) Some students would say "yes" and some would say "no". It depends on the level of cravings. But it was found that a lot of students are by now addicted to it, to the extent that their school performance is affected. Children who spend much of their time online find it harder to focus in class and have short attention span, Researchers have found it out through the samples that 7 out of 10 teachers said that their students are becoming addicted with social websites such...
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