Web Technology and the Changing Pattern of Relationship: A Study on Urban Youth in Dhaka City

International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) | Volume II, Issue XII, December 2018 | ISSN 2454–6186

Web Technology and the Changing Pattern of Relationship: A Study on Urban Youth in Dhaka City

Irin Pervin* & Rasel Hussain**

* Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalgonj, Bangladesh
** Lecturer, Department of Sociology, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abstract: In the era of neoliberal society a phenomenon is taking place dramatically and is changing the previous modes of communication very sharply and every ages people especially the active part (Youth) of internet user are facing more changes than anybody else. The pattern of communication using internet technology has changed the way we manage our everyday interaction with our near and dear ones and it is very important as it is a supplement of the close of face to face interaction. Using quantitative method data were collected through semi structured questioner from two universities namely Dhaka University and BRAC University located in Dhaka city to get a better understanding between public and private university students internet using behavior. The study results reveal that there are some significant difference between public and private university students in the case of internet using behavior as well as their mentality and tastes. Due to over use of internet technology relationship pattern is changing and it is becoming very much fragile which makes them isolated from the close relationship. In this modern time period people are becoming very busy with their respective jobs and to mitigate their everyday growing demand. As a result, they are becoming dependent on internet technology to maintain relation with relatives and for various purposes. Young generation as an advanced part of technology user is facing more problems for changing relationship in recent years.

Key words: Web technology, relationship pattern, Change in relationship.


The demand of modern time is speedy and fastest way of communication but the time period employed for maintaining relationship is very short. As a result, we prefer online based communication instead of face to face communication that saves time and the relationship also.

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