https://journalpro.org/index.php/jad/issue/feed Journal of Asian Development 2021-06-29T15:00:52+00:00 William Berger jad@bigedu.org Open Journal Systems <p><strong><em>Journal of Asian Development</em> </strong>(ISSN 2377-9594) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes two issues each year. The journal focuses on social science topics from the Asian region.<br /><strong><em>Journal of Asian Development</em> </strong>publishes all article types, such as original articles, review articles, case reports, technical reports, research letters, etc.<br />Authors can only submit unpublished works, which are not under consideration for publication in any other journals.</p> https://journalpro.org/index.php/jad/article/view/7 Use of Social Networking Sites Among the Student of Universities in Bangladesh: A Case Study of Cumilla District 2021-06-14T07:55:20+00:00 Md. Ruhul Amin rubelcou@gmail.com Md. Rashidul Islam Sheikh mrisheikh@cou.ac.bd <p>Social networking sites are a well-known word in today’s world because of their enormous growth, development, and utilization. It has created a new world without boundaries. The total population, 5 percent, 9 percent, 10 percent, 38 percent, and 78 percent of Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, China, and the USA using the internet reported by the World Bank (Editor, 2013). Teenagers and young adults are used social networking sites devotedly—the study conducted on four universities in Cumilla district, Bangladesh. This research aims to determine the causes and consequences of using social networking sites (SNSs) among the students at universities in Cumilla, Bangladesh. In this study, we have used the survey method and questionnaire tools for collecting the data. The information was collected from 200 students through purposive sampling. We have assessed and analyzed the data through descriptive statistical methods. Some significant findings of the study demonstrate that the students use the SNSs to communicate with friends and family, collecting educational information. They spend an average of 2/3 hours daily using SNSs. Among the SNSs, Facebook is the most popular site. Findings also revealed that the excessive use of SNSs creates physical and mental disorders.&nbsp;</p> 2021-06-29T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2021 Copyright for this article is retained by the author(s), with first publication rights granted to the journal