Social Networking Experiences on Facebook: A Study on the Stude ntsÃ¢ÂÂ of Comilla UniversityBelal HM*
Comilla University, Kotbari, Comilla, 3500, Bangladesh
- *Corresponding Author:
- Md. Belal Hossain
Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
Comilla University, Kotbari
Comilla, 3500, Bangladesh
Tel: +880 817-0015
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: February 23, 2017; Accepted Date: April 10, 2017; Published Date: April 13, 2017
Citation: Belal HM (2017) Social Networking Experiences on Facebook: A Study on the Students’ of Comilla University. J Mass Communicat Journalism 7: 333. doi: 10.4172/2165-7912.1000333
Copyright: © 2017 Belal HM. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This study was to identify the students’ experiences on the uses of their favourite social networking site like Facebook. The overall purpose was to detect the using pattern, advantages, disadvantages and effects Facebook on their daily life. A survey was conducted on one hundred ninety (190) students’ from the six faculties of the Comilla University. This study was based on mainly primary data. Data were collected by using a questionnaire during July to October, 2016. Majority of the respondents (67%) replied that they used Facebook for communication with their friends and others, getting information, educational purpose, sending birthday greetings, job purpose and entertainment etc. This study also suggested that there is a need for higher education policy makers in Bangladesh to properly connect the students’ involvement in social networking to their academic purposes.