Furthermore, evidence concludes that 50% of students use online media to discuss school assignments (9). While this is a positive feature for students ideologically, it has not translated to production practically in class, as “students who use social media while studying scored 20% lower on tests” (84). On the condition that social media is used in moderation, it presents tools to discuss in class topics and the ability to learn outside of school; however, the overuse of these sites during studying has caused an extreme lack of production. Obviously, students are abusing the features of social media, which is leading to disappointing results in the education
Social Media can help students increase wisdom in education thus it can also become destruction. In today’s world of connected learning, the impact of social media on education is becoming a driving factor. The world is getting smaller, and through the use of technology such as social media, the way we deliver instruction is changing. Social media has created many challenges ' not only in student’s education but also in the community. There are positive and adverse effects of social networking to students, and the jury is still out concerning the long-term effects social media exposure may have (Bruce Hopkins, 2016).
Social media sites increase student collaboration. Its making students easily contact one another regarding schools projects, group assignment to discuss freely in their project and the teacher can join with them. Also its important and for students who have difficulty in expressing their thoughts in classrooms they can discuss their thoughts with their friends and teacher online in the break time and let the classroom time for teaching. The second point that social media help keep parents, teachers and students all on the same page like in face book which allow teachers to easily communicate through private message to parents, and let the parent know what’s going in school like events. So that, its opportunity to communicate directly with parents and that’s according to Vancouver tutot Susan Cumberland she is the owner of school is easy and she has a masters of education in educational leadership and counseling and she mentioned this information in her article “5 pros and cons of social media in the class room”.
Waters and Kevin D. Lo recognize the benefits and drawbacks of social media for organizations. They argue that social media allows for connection with populations that traditional advertisement of publicity mediums cannot provide. For example, now Chinese organizations can better reach American audiences and consumers and vice versa. While this may be beneficial for the reach of organizations, it has the potential to have implications for the construction of culture. These researchers found that Chinese organizations typically disclose more information on social media than would be culturally acceptable in face-to-face interactions.
Facebook is the one of the most used social networking sites of today’s world. At the same time, it could bring a negative or positive impacts to the users. This study aims to investigate the influence of social media (Facebook) among undergraduate students on relationship. Whether there is significant relationship between the influences of social media (Facebook) in communication and attitude on student’s relationship. We are using quantitative research method as our research approach and simple random sampling method, after that we distribute 50 survey questionnaire to UTAR undergraduate students.
1.2 Statement of the problem Engaging in various forms of social media is a routine activity that research has shown to benefit children and adolescents by enhancing communication, social connection, and even technical skills (Ito M. et al, 2010). Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram offer several and various everyday opportunities for connecting with friends, family, and people with common interests. Furthermore, social media may offer scope to help ease the burden of self management for chronic disease sufferers and may be a suitable means to provide clinical care (Merolli M. et al, 2013)
Will Social Media Benefit my Social Cause? When Joseph C.R. Licklider, Leonard Kleinrock, Paul Baran and Lawrence Roberts came up with the concept of the Internet in the 1960s, they definitely had no idea how much it would revolutionize the world. There is much to say about how much impact the use of the Internet and its online tools, such as social media, have had and will have on society and our culture in next few years. How much success social media has had in regards to activism and promoting social change is a continuing debate though; authors Gladwell (2010) and McCafferty (2011) claim that social media is not an ideal tool.
Rather than restricting it through various polices we are entering into 2018 with the known fact that extremism has gain further boost. Furthermore, Pakistan is not only facing sectarian violence only but we saw many attacks on the non-Muslims also, Christians, Hindus are not safe anymore. State can use educational institutions for contracting extremism instead Pakistan educational institutes are being used to produce extremist. Universities and madrassas are the nucleus for religious extremism and terrorism. In 2018, Pakistan will see these extremist mindset people contesting in election, they are a clear threat as they got thousand votes in the various constituencies, once they gain authority it will be even more difficult to stop them.
First, one of the most important arguments that social media has negative impacts on university students is that it raises their distractibility in general. In Bradley Waite, Laura Bowman, and Laura Levine’s academic article, '
Pate. They might start comparing their lives to those of people on social media” (NewsELA, paragraph 11). This says that teens may be affected by what other people say to them on social media. This is another reason why some believe social media is not advancing society. Even though some studies show that social media may not be advancing society, some studies say that information may be incorrect, in the article “Studies Offer Mixed Messages on Social Media’s Effect on Young People” states, “She said the survey by Royal Society for Public Health doesn’t show that the social media causes anxiety and other issues.