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Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites. It is used to connect and stay in touch with friends, there may be situations where an individual uses the site way too much. Relatively little research has been carried out to explain facebook addiction in India. The objectives of the study was to find out the prevalence of Facebook addiction among the Nursing students and to describe the associated factors, effect of facebook addiction and to establish the relationship between facebook addiction and self-esteem. 108 nursing students had enrolled for the study.The prevalence of addiction was 1.9% and high-risk behavior was 19.6% in the study subjects. 13.6% of the subjects with facebook addiction and high-risk behavior had lower self-esteem.The prevalence of facebook addiction and high‑risk behavior was observed in 19% of thesubjects.