Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Spring 4-7-2020


This study examined the use of WhatsApp Messenger among students. It studied the reasons and the time spend by students on using WhatsApp. The research further explores that what features of WhatsApp is frequently used by students and the challenges they are facing. The survey method is used and the questionnaire was distributed among 53 students of Library Information Science Department, University of Karachi. It is found that 51 students are users of WhatsApp and 03 are non-users. The results showed that students use WhatsApp consistently in their communication and very supportive in academics. Some of the issues occurs while using WhatsApp including network, privacy and unregulated messages.