Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2017)
Impact of cyber crime on adolescents through social networking sites
Author(s): Shalini Gupta, Anamika Singh, Sheela Kumari, Neelma Kunwar
Abstract: In India technology is most increasing today. The Prime minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi want to become a digital India .Most of people in India are using gadgets and social networking sites like other developed countries. For many connected users in India, access to the Internet is primarily for accessing social media networks. According to a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), 66.0 per cent of the 180 million Internet users in urban India regularly access social media platforms. The most popular activities on social media include maintaining one’s own virtual profile on the likes of facebook and Twitter, posting and sharing an update as well as replying to something a friend has posted. While college students (33%) form the largest demographic of active social media users in India, working women and non-working women register just 7.0 per cent and 11.0 per cent respective share in that user base.