Internet and Social Media Habit among Youth and Its Impact on Public Mindset In the context of Uttarakhand, India

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Himani Binjola, Prof. Subhash Gupta, Keshav Patel


The study aims to understand the Internet and social media habit of youngsters of Uttarakhand and how it is impacting their mindset. It is vexing to understand the effect of social media and internet on young people's convictions in Uttarakhand. It would aid us in comprehending the significance of social media in public indulgence and communication. It is exploring the probability of how people absorb knowledge and news, as well as how social media is changing culture. In the research 6 regions of Uttrakhand were included for collecting sample which includes Pauri, Srinagar, Dehradun, Haldwani, Nanital and Almora.Study evidently found in its findings that youngsters of Uttarkhand were extensively getting impacted with Internet and social media wherein 48% female and 52% male are using Internet and social media. The most impacted age group is 21-25 years and maximum students are using internet and social media for expressing their opinion on social issues and are voicing their opinion clearly on social media platforms. They are using social medial platforms for accessing information, news and entertainment.

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