Although social media plays a key role in today’s society, schools should not allow social media to be used in class because social media distracts students from work, makes the anxiety and depression felt during teen hood come earlier than it should, and opens the doors for cyber bullying. Schools should not allow social media in class because it is an unintended distraction from the happenings in class. Despite the work and happenings in class, students are often distracted by social media and the posting their friends are doing. Using social media in class also makes students hurry through their work, or not do it at all, just so they can get a little social media time. Social media can also be an excuse to fool around in class or yell across the room at or after a friends post.
Nowadays, the social media is becoming an important part in human life. Every people can use social media in anytime and anywhere such as home, public areas, office, university, etc. Many internet user behavior are often used how to presentation which have various their information and easily understood. For example, some people are used presentation technique by sharing photos on social media. Some people are sharing their video for presented to their friend or other people.
What is social media? “Social media is an internet-based form of communication. Social media platforms allow users to have conversations, share information and create web content” (University Communication and Marketing, 2017). There are many types of social media, for example, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blogger, and more. As days go by, social media is getting more popular among the young generation.
Social media has become a key element in our lives. It is being used in everyday business advertisement, education, connecting people and helping our country economy. There are numerous social media websites on the internet. However, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat are the major social media networks people use on daily basis. Social media has brought world together so much.
As other students has seen the video that is been shared, they can be organize and enhancing the materials that can be used. They can also enabling restudying for which they can look the materials again which is shared. Social media preserves the data shared by many users and somewhat it could be seen anytime and can be study over and over and it also be enhance by other users thay has been further study the video.Many students consistently in class who do not much take an interest who can easily show their thoughts on social media, because social media provides an evironment were anyone can discuss their own thoughts, they can share it that is some are uncomportable to share it face to face.
Peer feedback on assignments and thoughtful reflections on content increase through the open communication and strong relationships established with peers. Social media also fosters long-term retention of information. A deeper understanding is developed when social media extends the classroom discussions and work. Using social media in the learning process will allow students to develop and share newly developed ideas, symbols, and ways of knowing. To add to it, Seomworld.com reported that social media helped students have a better direction of what they want, now they have ease of reaching to mentors in the same industry and people already working in their dream company, and get a taste of what it is like, which was quite impossible for students 10 years ago.
This is one way in which social media show to be of service to students. When used correctly it can be an excellent form of communication with friends and family across the globe. Smart phones have now made access to social media networks a lot easier. This allows students to access these networks from almost anywhere, therefore increasing the use. It can even now be used in classrooms where students sometimes disregard the work being taught.
The internet has become a main medium for social interaction. People are sharing their daily activities, talking about their interests and also keeping in touch with family and friends through e-mail, chat rooms, instant messaging, video chat, and social media. Many people also try to have a new relationship with someone that they do not know before in order to gain information or only as an entertainment for each other. This phenomenon makes me questioning what kind of relationship formation on the internet is. When people try to have an online relationship with the great anonymity of it, there is possibility for some people to easy create closeness or intimacy.
However, Internet will also bring disadvantages to the university students as well. Although there are plenty of informations available for the students to explore, we can still find a lot of fake news and information from the Internet (Sowemimo et al., 2013). For example, some Internet users like to create fake information or spread viral social media news on the web for publicity purpose. When the university students are exposed with these informations, they may get confused easily as they are unable to ensure the credibility of what they have seen from the Internet. They did not even realize that they are acquiring inaccurate or out-dated information online.
On the other hand, the limitation of ICT use in education is related to student behaviour. Appropriate use of computer and the internet by students have significant positive effects on students’ attitude and their achievement. Unfortunately, it is very common nowadays to see that the students misuse the teachnology for leisure time activities and have less time to learn and study. Instead of using the computer provided for their studies and online tests, they get distracted to visit social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, Youtube or Twitter. Yousef and Dahmani (2008) described online gaming, use of face book, chat rooms, and other communication channels as perceived drawbacks of ICT use in education, because, students easily switch to these sites at the expense of their study.