Vol. 1, Issue 7, Part L (2015)
A critical analysis about the practice of social networking among girls
D. Thirumalraja, K. R. Murugan
Today practice of social networking most common among youth, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, more than 93 per cent of both teens (12-17) and young adults (18-29) in the United States use the Internet regularly, and more than 70 per cent use social networking sites. Furthermore, among online teens, 62 per cent use the Internet to get news about current events and politics, 48 per cent use it to make purchases (books, clothing, and music), and 31 per cent use it to get health, dieting, or physical fitness information. By the same time a report on social media in India by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) said that “the number of social media (social network) users in India reached 62 million by December 2012 and it is estimated to reach 66 million by June 2013". But As per the findings of the research, of the 80 million active Internet users in India, 72 per cent (58 million individuals) have accessed some form of social networking. Online social networking presents both opportunities and risks. What follows is a cursory breakdown of both, followed by a series of lesson plans specifically targeting online safety. However, most of the youth come under the cybercrime, cyber bullying, addict in social network. Keep in this mind researcher have conducted the research on practice of social networking among girl students with following research questions, how girl students have practiced on social networking, how social network influenced among girl students during their study and find out the impact of using social networking.
How to cite this article:
D. Thirumalraja, K. R. Murugan. A critical analysis about the practice of social networking among girls. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(7): 676-678.