• To understand the pros and cons of social networking sites known by the youth.
• To study the influence of social networking sites on the personal and professional life of the youth.
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).
Impact of social networking websites on the education of the youth The researcher tries to portray, social networking sites such as Facebook, My Space and Twitter are gaining popularity with the pace of time and due to their attractive features the youth of today’s generation is fascinated towards them.
Students do not realize as to when and where to use these social networking sites and are witnessed using them in areas such as lecture halls while lectures are going on and also during study and reading hours of their work schedules.
This incorporates the suggestion to youth in order to efficiently allocate their time and reschedule their timings to face terms with what needs to be done .
Social networking; Facebook; Twitter; Internet Social Networking sites are termed to as web based services that give an opportunity to individuals to create their own personal profile with the choice of their own list of users and thereby connect with them in an altogether public forum that provides them with features such as chatting, blogging, video calling, mobile connectivity and video/photo sharing.
People spend more than usual hours on social networking sites to download pictures, browse through updates seek entertainment and chat around with friends to keep themselves connected to one another.
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.
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