Social Networking and ITS Critical Negative Effect Among College and University Student
Devajit Mahanta1, Mridul Pachani2

1Mr. Devajit Mahanta, Assistant Professor & HOD, Department of Computer Application, Uttar Kampith Mahavidyalaya (Sr.), Jagara, Nalbari-781310, (Assam). India.
2Mr. Mridul Pachani, Technical Officer, National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology, Md Shah Road, Paltanbazar, Guwahati781008, (Assam). India.
Manuscript received on September 24, 2015. | Revised Manuscript received on September 25, 2015. | Manuscript published on September 25, 2015. | PP:20-24 | Volume-3 Issue-11, September 2015. | Retrieval Number: K10350931115

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Abstract: The purpose of this research is to review the use of social networks and its negative effect among students especially college and university students while on the study. Social networking is an interconnected system through which alliances are formed, help is obtained, information is transmitted, and actions taken to achieve certain results. Electronic communication is emotionally gratifying but how do such technological distraction impact on student’s academic performance and also health threat? Because of social media platform’s widespread adoption by students, there is an interest in how social network (especially Facebook) is related to academic performance and health. Today social network sites are running the future and carrier of students. Social network sites were only an electronic connection between users, but unfortunately it has become an addiction for students. This paper examines the negative effects of social networking on student’s academic performance and health threats.
Keywords: Social network, especially, Facebook