Some have derived benefit out of these sites whereas some have become academically challenged by the use of these websites.
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.
They would realize that they will most likely get caught or get into a fight. A second factor, social media could also have a huge effect on education.
The use of social networks such as facebook and twitter are very well known, especially by most college students.
He says “ You could be a teenager today who is 15 and say inappropriate things, and then as an adult looking for a job as a CEO.” He is sending people a warning to monitor what they post because what is on that website might potentially ruin a chance of employment.
Received Date: June 22, 2015 Accepted Date: November 29, 2015 Published Date: December 3, 2015 Citation: Khurana N (2015) The Impact of Social Networking Sites on the Youth. doi: 10.4172/2165-7912.1000285 Copyright: © 2015 Khurana N.Impact of social networking sites on students This study establishes the fact that out of all the respondents targeted, nearly 55.4% of the total population from people ranging in the age group 15 to 25 use social networking sites and also states that most of the users from the same age group use these sites as a medium to seek entertainment.In terms of gender division, male users are more as compared to female users wherein male users generally derive knowledge based information from these sites. To find for what purposes the students are using social networks. To find effects of social networks on studies of the students. To find Student’s ideas on how social networks can be used positively for education purposes. To find average time spent on social networks by UNIVOTEC students f.Most people believe that social messaging is more of a benefit than a consequence, but using social media can actually be harmful.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.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).It focuses on the fact that most of the youth uses these sites due to influence of their friends and just because their friends have been using and accessing these sites.This also illustrates the academic performance of students using social networking sites.Also, the findings state that even though the youth reciprocates to these events they still do not take up discussions beyond web and forget about them once they sign off.Thereby, these sites prove to be a boon to the youth in terms of spreading awareness about these issues that arise .