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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART F

Usage of Social Networking Sites among Adolescent Girls of Agra District of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s): Dr. Dolly Rani, Dr. Achla Gakkhar and Ms. Anita Verma
Abstract:
In the last ten years, the communication environment around the world has changed significantly. The emergence of various forms of interpersonal communication has brought people closer, notably e-mail, instant messaging, social networking sites, etc. India has about 230 million active internet users, which is world’s third largest internet user base. Indians are very active on different social networks and 88% of users share content on their social profiles and as well are increasingly spending time on various social networking sites. Many studies gave an overview of social media and its popularity, usage, and impact among students. Since each day new technology evolve in social media. Hence, this study entitled “Usage of Social Networking Sites among Adolescent Girls of Agra District of Uttar Pradesh” is placed in this context, aimed at presenting usage of Social Networking Sites by the adolescent girls of senior secondary school of Agra district. Total hundred respondents were taken as a sample for the study. It is concluded from the study that out of the 100 respondents 76 respondents were using social networking sites. The result further shows that all of the respondents (100 percentage) were registered themselves on social networking sites due to maintain exiting friends/contact while 10.53 percent of the respondents were registered themselves on social networking sites to find new friends as same as for dating purpose.
Pages: 364-367  |  149 Views  25 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Dolly Rani, Dr. Achla Gakkhar, Ms. Anita Verma. Usage of Social Networking Sites among Adolescent Girls of Agra District of Uttar Pradesh. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):364-367.
International Journal of Home Science