Investigate The Impact of Social Media on Students
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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Abstract There are a huge number of individuals on the web who are interested to gather information about others and meet other individuals, to assemble, share data and encounters on many areas and topics. As a result of this, hundreds of social networking sites have been made, and they have pulled in a large number of clients in the few short years that interpersonal interaction has turned into a marvel. The key elements of the social media websites are fundamentally the same, yet each site attracts variety of clients in a wide range of ways. Many of the social networking websites aim at gathering huge public, while others draw in individuals based on race, sexual inclinations, religion, or nationality. The social media websites are additionally different in the ways in which they appear and join new data and specialized devices, similar to portable access, blogging, photograph and video sharing . The main aim of this study is to analyze and evaluate the various impacts of social media on students. Efforts have been done to focus on most significant impacts with the help of the latest literature review. The detailed study of literature review revealed that the major factors on which social media has its impact in the life of students include their academic performance, social behavior, health and privacy issues. The previous studies have shown that there has been a slight difference in the impacts of social media on both male and female students. In order to confirm that, major results have been analyzed with respect to gender as well. Some of the results are similar to previous studies and researches, while some of the results are contrary to the previous work done in this regard.
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