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This study has revealed to look into the issue of "social media concerns faced by university students during COVID-19." Our lives have been impacted by social media. This study's major goal was to determine how social networking sites affected pupils during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study was helpful for kids to use social media in a constructive way, inform and educate them about it, and make them aware of its drawbacks while they have plenty of opportunities to stay at home and utilize social media for their education. Four Lahore universities, two of which were private and two of which were public, were included in the study. Each institution had two departments. Random selection was used to choose a sample of 10 male and 10 female students from each department. Information was gathered utilizing the created with an online technique for this descriptive research. The questionnaire was created to assess the various responses provided by men and women regarding their good use of social media. Both good and negative effects of social media during the pandemic were covered by the questionnaire. A five-point Likert scale was used to create the questionnaire. Independent t-tests were used to evaluate the data at SPSS. The findings showed that during the COVID-19 pandemic, social media had both positive and bad effects on students. Social media's effects on college students during COVID-19. Students primarily utilize social media to stay in touch with friends and family and to trade useful information and take online classes. Utilizing social media for group projects and assignments helps students build their technical and social skills. Students spend more time on social media during pandemics, which has a negative impact on our cultures and causes health problems. Children waste valuable time playing games and chatting on social media platforms.