Research Paper About Effects Of Social Networking
The Internet is more than just a means of seeking information.People have discovered that the Internet can be used to connect with other people for business or commercial purpose, to make new friends, or to reawaken old friends and long...Within the past decade or so, social media such as Twitter, Facebook, My Space, You Tube, Flickr, Yahoo Messenger, Linked In, Whats app messenger, Skype, Google talk, Google Messenger and others have grown at a very fast pace. more Within the past decade or so, social media such as Twitter, Facebook, My Space, You Tube, Flickr, Yahoo Messenger, Linked In, Whats app messenger, Skype, Google talk, Google Messenger and others have grown at a very fast pace.As per a statistics report from a websitestatista.com, there are 2.6 billion social media users in the world as compared to around 1billion users in the year 2010.Social media have inevitably become an integral part of the contemporary classroom, ofadvertising and public relations industries, of political campaigning, and of numerous otheraspects of our daily existence.This research paper presents the both negative and positive sidesof the effects of social media on students and their academic performance.In addition, communication with peers through social networks can help a student socialize, find new friends, discuss with them issues related to studies.
While Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) has provided the theoretical basis for adaptation and use of technology in a plethora of contexts, little, if any, study has examined the use of ubiquitous smart technological apparatus for academic purpose among the greatest adopters of the technology, university students.IBM-SPSS version 20.0 and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) approach with AMOS were used to analyze and test the hypothesized theoretical model.The results suggested that attitude, social influence and perceived usefulness were positively correlated with the respondents' intention towards using smartphones for educational purposes.It is expected that the number of social media users will cross 3billion by 2021.This report also claims that of the total internet users, 71% are social mediausers and Facebook is the leader in social media applications with 1.86 billion active users.With such extensive acceptance, it is no surprise that SNSs have impacted the way people live and socialize.Because of that there`s no doubt even Elementary students can access Social Media.New technology has been credited with the ability to extend human senses.However, adaptation and use of technology has been reported to be intricately mediated by usefulness and ease of use of technology among other contingencies. more New technology has been credited with the ability to extend human senses.Summing-up,social networks becomes an integral part of the students' full life, took up most of their free time.Undoubtedly, in social networks, there are also things useful for the development of the students.