Asian Review of Social Sciences (ARSS)
A Study on Social Network Sites among the Teaching Communities at Paavai College of Engineering in Namakkal Distcit, Tamil NaduAuthor : S. Sivankalai and P. Chellappandi
Volume 3 No.1 January-June 2014 pp 16-19
Information communication technology is a various set of scientific implements and it is used to create, communicate, distribute, store and manage data. A computer network consists a set of communication channels interconnecting, a set of computing devices or nodes that can communicate with respectively other users. The development and popularity of social network sites have been created by internet user’s community. Presently more than a billion of users in social network sites together to create, collaborate, contribute their knowledge and wisdom. The present study shows that the social network sites are an essential part of ICT era. Analysis of data collected from a sample of 147 faculty at Paavai College of Engineering in Namakkal by administering a questionnaire method reveals that 64.60% of the faculty aware about the social network sites through friends, (56.50%) of the engineering faculty are using SNS always by video uploads and viewing, which is followed by (51.70%) interactions with engineering professionals then academic related usage (43.50%) are the SNS which are comes under seen by very often.
Social networks site, Internet, Teaching communities, ICT