IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 2, February 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Fizzah Riaz, Kashif Ishaq, Arshad Abbasi
Now a day’s people have modern ways to interact with one another, they can communicate easily through social media with one another. With a lot of advantages social media has also disadvantages as social anxiety is one of them. Social anxiety is the reason of depression, it negatively effects physically, psychologically and increase complexity. These all causes are interlinked. To study about the social anxiety among students, Social media needs to aware the youth about the harmful aspects of it. Purposive sampling technique was used, students were selected who are engaged with social media. Total number of respondents are 50 and all are undergraduate regular students. Data collected through survey method. According to the research findings, there is no correlation between social media and social anxiety. Which means social media is not playing any role in developing social anxiety among students. Social anxiety may occur in situations, but in this research is social media don’t develop the social anxiety. The purpose of this study is to find the relationship between social media and social anxiety. This study revealed that there is no association between social media and social anxiety among the students of social work department Punjab University.