We live in the time where social media is the main medium of communication. Twenty-first century learners spend a lot of free time online. They use it extensively to get global access. It becomes a raging craze for everyone nowadays. Although social media may have change the world for the better, it may also cause distraction to students, it changes the way they interact with others and it causes psychological changes or other health problems.
Introduction The usage of social media among teenagers has increased substantially over the last few years. Social media has become so popular; it has now been accused of affecting the academic performance of students. It is believed, students spend valuable time on social media but not enough time on academics. Social media has also become a means of receiving information pertaining to homework and school work for students. This is one way in which social media show to be of service to students.
Social media has impacted formal education positively by improving on student’s well-being in school. Students participate in activities as never before because they get connected to fellow student and lecturers all over the world. Henry’s exploratory study of more than 1000 college students examined the impact of technology and specific aspects of psychosocial wellness. She found technological activities that contributed to more positive measures of psychosocial well-being and sense of community were social in nature (e.g., networking on a social media site, chatting with others online, or talking on a cell phone. Similarly, when motivations for using social media or other technology were social in nature, such as making friends and meeting new people, there were positive scores (Henry, 2012).
As social media sites continue to grow in popularity it is our belief that technology is a vital part of today’s student success equation. Many researchers have been diving into a considerable amount of research on how social media influences student retention at colleges. Many parents are worried that their college students are spending too much time on Facebook and other social media sites and not enough time studying.
ADVANTAGES OF SOCİAL MEDİA Have you ever tought how social media changed the way we communicate? Before the invention of the internet, were people able to speak each other efficiently and instantly? With the popularity and rise in social media, nowadays people are close to each other. Three of the advantages social media provides individuals are sharing different things, providing educational resources to students and lowering communication prices. The first advantage of social media is that it provides individuals to share different things.Sharing became easier through the developments in social media.For example,through the internet access people can easily share their interest,issues and context via
This makes talking to friends easier now than it was decades ago. People on social media can call, text, email, send pictures and more to the friends they have, even if the friends are thousands of miles away. Social media means that you do not have to be in the same room as someone to communicate with them. This makes friendships stronger and creates a tighter bond. 29% of teenagers from the same survey say that social media has made them feel more outgoing.
At $5 billion, Facebook advertising makes up for majority of their revenue. (Oberoi, 2013). Social media can offer small business the opportunity to perform localised as campaigns to increase business by targeting their locality and potential customers at a low cost. It is also been used by major companies that perform ad campaigns on a global scale as the social network has access to a wide variety of consumers and the cost will be significantly lower that a TV ad campaign would cost (Lake, 2016). Advantage and Disadvantages of Internet Advertising It is more important than ever for a company to use online advertising, as consumers use the internet in many different ways.
Easy to do marketing in new places: When the small business is generating profits at a healthy rate, you may want to open a new branch in other cities. Well, with traditional marketing you may get the results but more money should be invested. Everyone is having smartphones right now and it is easy for advertising and promoting your business anywhere you go. Invest in Facebook and Google ads mostly because these two giants are more than enough for small businesses for advertising. My view is not about criticizing small businesses but Google and Facebook have got millions of users.
At present, students experience the world through more than just books and assignments; they learn and adapt to the world through the use of a relatively new form of communication – Facebook. We believe that student-lecturer relationships are essential to students' academic, social and emotional development (Davis and Drupper, 2004; Hamre and Pianta, 2001; Pianta et al., 2006; Sabol and Pianta, 2012). Facebook has extended the setting in which students and lecturers communicate and have dramatically changed the very nature of this communication. So, what are the benefits of student-lecturer relationship on Facebook? The benefits of student-lecturer relationship on Facebook are related to in-class satisfaction, a student’s feeling of closeness
WHY DIGITIZATION IS THE NEXT BIG THING FOR ENTERPRENURE We keep on peeping into our smartphones every now and then because we have become so very addictive to it. Affordable smartphone’s market is tremendously experiencing ‘rising penetration’ along with the internet availability in almost all the corners of the world, which is rapidly enhancing the technology reach out possibilities. Everyone is so dependent on the technology that they want everything just one touch away on their smartphones. And this is where Digitization owns the rest of the