Impact of Social Networking Websites on Students
1Shahzad Khan, Lecturer City University of Science and
Information Technology Peshawar Pakistan.
The purpose of this research study is to explore the impact of social networking websites on students. A research questionnaire was designed to determine the factors of social networking websites that have impact on students. Variables identified are age, gender, education, social influence and academic performance. 168 respondents that were only students were randomly
selected. The study concluded that students whose age range from 15 to 25 mostly use social networking websites for entertainment. 60% of male students commonly used social networking websites for knowledge. Graduation students generally prefer social networking websites for entertainment. From this research study it was also found that people can use social networking websites due to social influence. This study determines that most of students use social networking websites due to their friends and its total average is 67.3% of total sample. Students having 3.0 to 3.5 GPA (Grade Point Average) mostly use social networking websites for entertainment.
Keywords: Social Networking Websites, Entertainment, Students and KPK Pakistan.