In the name of the most Merciful and most Gracious ALLAH
M Ali Hassnain
BSCS 3rd Morning
Roll No: 39
and its impact on
What is social media?
Social Media is defined as ‘social space’ For
people who want to expose themselves
Among others and staying connected
with each other.
According to Dictionary.com, social
networking is the use of social networking
media throughout the use of online media that
people may use to communicate and interact
with each other
Social media refers to interaction
among people in which they create,
share, and/or exchange information and
ideas in virtual communities and
Social Networking Sites
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Positive effects of Social Media.
The main advantage of social networking
site is that it helps in establishing connection
with people, friends and relatives. It helps in
sharing one’s view, share pictures and lots of
It helps students in interacting with one
another and share ideas. This helps in
improving student’s creativity.
Increase General Knowledge and Awareness of Students.
Saves Time and Cost by facilitating faster
Facilitates open communication, leading to
enhanced information discovery and delivery.
Allows employees to discuss ideas, post news,
ask questions and share links.
Negative effects of Social Media.
One of the major disadvantages of using
social networking websites are the students
get addicted to it. They used to spend hours
in those social networking sites which can
obviously degrade the student’s academic
Opens up the possibility for hackers to
commit Fraud and launch Spam and virus
Some students may tend to use to these social
networking sites till mid night or even more
which can obviously lead to Health related
Some students may provide detailed
information like phone numbers, address which
is very dangerous because they can
easily tracked down by strangers.
As with most things in life there are positive and
negative sides to social networking, both of which we
have now explored. Our ultimate belief is that social
networking sites are neither evil or a Godsend. They’re
somewhere in between.