Strengths and weaknesses The source concentrates more on the benefits of Facebook to young individuals. The source contains important information that explains how social media (Facebook) has improved social life especially among college students. However, the source fails to highlight and explain more about the harms and dangers of social networking
Karpinski, (2011). A description of Facebook use and academic performance among undergraduate and graduate students’ - A.C Karpinski. Retrieved from September 2011. https://www.simplilearn.com/real-impact-social-media-article
Explaining a range of social media services Social networking is a website which can be used to interact with other people on the same platform. This can be used to meet new people and keep in contract with friends and families. In this report I will be explaining different social medias and their purposes. Also I will be giving real examples of the social media webpages.
DECREASED ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE Although facebook gives students academic freedom, it has a major impact on their performance. At this point, this generation tends to rely on the net and spend most of the time on Facebook (Abdulahi, Samadi, & Gharleghi, Sep, 2016). Today’s secondary school students are exposed to all types of social networking sites in many aspects of their lives, but when it comes to Facebook, they just do not know when to stop. They, however, would go on and on for hours without taking the time off to look at reality.
Social networking and the amazing things capable on the internet are changing children of the 21st century. “A New Face for Schools” by Laura Lefkowitz is a great source for information on how social networking can help improve students academically. The article highlights how a “purposeful community” could help students learn how to act as a well informed group. The article goes on to say that schools should not fight social networking, but instead support it (“How ‘purposeful communities’ work”). Social networking could be used to help students in more ways than previously thought.
1341). This type of learning is facilitated through web 2.0 applications which include online social networks and a wide variety of new learning tools that offer opportunities for group learning (Cheung et al., 2011, p. 1341). According to Cheung et al. (2011) this enhances students’ motivation to learn because in addition to the efficiency of finding online information, social networking creates a space where students can build and maintain social capital with one another (p. 1337). In other words, social networking in academic communities creates a more group-oriented learning approach that appeals to many of today’s students (Cheung et al., 2011, p. 1341). This applies not only to school-work itself, but also to general social networks that students create when they interact face-to-face in school settings. This illustrates that online communication related to academic work is intertwined with general social information. This helps students establish friendships and, in turn, helps them become more comfortable performing academic work in collaborative settings (Subrahmanyam et al., 2008, p.
This indicate that yes, internet and social networking have negative effects on students reading and study habit.
Social networking has become a major part of society. Many people wake up each day and check social media websites specifically throughout Twitter and Facebook first thing in the morning instead of reaching for a newspaper. Since people are spending such a large amount of time surfing social networks, it is important to point out some of the positive and negative effects that social networking can have on a society. The positive effects of social networking sites are allow people to create new relationships and reconnect with friends and family. Increased communication, even online, strengthens relationships. And the other is social networking sites make people share everything that they want and bring people with common interests together, offer exposure to new ideas from around the world, and lower inhibitions to overcome social anxiety.
Social networking is the connection of friends or family together which allow people to communicate easily. With social networking sites people can have a long chain of friends they can chat or share information with. Mostly students devote more attention to social media than they do to their studies. Students’ addictiveness to social network, students’ frequency of exposure to social network, social media network that the students are more exposed to and the influence of social media as a medium of interaction between students has been part of discussion in recent times and which have imparted on their academic performance. This synopsis thesis addresses the effects of using social networking on students. Thus, the goal of this research is to analyze the positive and negative effects of students’ use of social networking for
Many of us have access to the Internet and social networking sites these days. They have become essential in day-to-day life. However, there has been much controversy over teenagers having access social networking sites. Imagine your daughter or son is being bullied on Facebook or Myspace to the point that
Luis A. Vasquez-Sanchez Instructor Muyang Li 15 December 2015 Special Topics in Sociology of Culture Social Media: College Students and Our Role Are we becoming less human with the passing of each day? Have we become too dependent on technology, specifically social media? In this day and age, people have different views on social media. They question its true purpose and its effect on society as a whole. With that said, although there are many thoughts concerning the topic/trend of social media something that is undoubtedly true is that social media plays an active role in the lives of the majority of people. Whether in a positive or negative way, social media influences the lives of all people. However this paper focuses on the effect of social media on college students. It addresses both the positive and negative effects of social media on those in college; focusing on a student’s academic efficiency, social interactive skills, and overall productivity.
Name - Instructor Name- Subject- Date- Scope of Face-book Social networking sites are a boom these days with increasing number of people signing up on social networking sites such as Twitter, face book and Orkut etc in order to stay updated online and gather their known on an online platform. These sites are gaining more and more popularity among the youth, students, professionals, businesses men etc all have their profiles on these sites due to the fact that they can stay connected with their known ones and update their status periodically which serves as an effective linking tool helpful in domestic and professional front. Globalization has shrunk
A BRIEF REPORT ON “EVERY FRIEND ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE CANNOT BE TRUST”– A QUALITATIVE WORK DONE BY PROFESSORS AT UNIVERSITY OF MACAU, CHINA.
The lack of recommendations on the use of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) from the academic literature is a huge problem of the study on SNSs. First, it does not prove the readers with any straightforward recommendations on the use of SNSs. Secondly, the researchers rely on previous ideas proposed by academics and, in many cases, do not attempt to confirm or dispel a suspension with their own samples Thirdly, whereas the authors find it necessary not to limit the research to a specific social networking site, it could have been more beneficial to include the differences between the most common SNSs, such as Facebook and Twitter, and see how the recent findings correlate with each other on these grounds (Rodríguez-Hoyos et al., 2015).
B. Alternative Hypothesis Social Networking sites have increased the rate & quality of collaboration for students. They are able to communicate meeting times or share information quickly, which can increase productivity and help them learn how to work well in groups. Social networking sites teach students skills that they will need to survive in the business world. Being able to create and maintain connections to many industries is an integral part of developing a career or building a business.