College and university students as well as
teens use it extensively to get global
access. These social networking sites
have become a raging craze for everyone
Social-networking sites prove more of a
distraction than a useful tool. The
EMOTIONAL EFFECT of friend requests
and unimportant news feeds on sites like
Facebook eat up valuable time that could
be spent solidifying contacts in person.
unfortunately in using social networking/
media we have forgotten all preventive
measures. because we have addicted
them, so disadvantages ratio is increasing
rapidly compared to advantages.
• . The most common
disadvantage of social
networking sites is
addiction. Often users of
these sites get addicted to
it. They spend hours using
these sites and it harms
their performance in other
fields. It causes mental
health problems and
sometimes it harms their
body too. Sometimes users
provide their personal
• Students linked to
activities on SNS
• Time wastage
• Students while
searching on net get
attracted to social
media sites and get
distracted from their
work , leading to time
• Loss of motivation
• The student’s
reduces due to the
use of these social
They rely on the
instead of gaining
from the real world.
• Reduced learning and
• Students have started
relying more on the
easily on these social
networking sites and the
web. This reduces their
learning and research
• Effect on health
• The excessive use of
these sites affect the
mental as well
as physical health.
• They take excessive
amount of coffee or tea
to remain active and
focused which effects
negatively on their
• Reduction in real human
• The more time the students
spend on social media sites,
the less time they will spend
socializing in person with
others. This reduces their
communication skills. The
employers are getting more
and more unsatisfied with
the communication skills of the
fresh graduates due to this
reason. The effective
communication skills are key
to success in the real world.
1) WHATIS IT?
2) Personal terrorization.
3) Threatening messages.
6) Personal humiliation.
ii. They Feel sad.
iii. They become
iv. They become
• "It has become exceedingly obvious that our
technology has exceeded our humanity."
• The total amount of media use by youth ages 8 to
18 averages 6-plus hours a day—more than any
• The amount of use has increased significantly, up
from 4-plus hours in the last five years.
• Eighty percent of adolescents possess at least one
form of media access.
• There is extensive multi-tasking associated with
media use (
Rakshit TandonConusltant - Internet and Mobile Association of India
Main Resource Speaker for Safe Surfing Campaign Promoted by NIXI ( National Internet
Exchange of India) Addressed more than 1000 schools in 59 cities and 14 states of the
nation. Advisor- Cyber Complaint Redressal Cell, Uttar Pradesh Police, Agra. .
Rakshit Tandon told one very
important thing to the world:
IT’S NOT A GAME,
IT’S YOUR LIFE
• We can see clearly that social
networking sites are advantageous
only if they are used wisely. Using
these sites would be helpful, if users do
not spend time there unnecessarily.
Wise members never provide personal
information to strangers. Use of a tool
depends on users. A doctor can
operate with a knife and a murderer can
kill a person with the same knife.