The Negative Impact Of Social Media On Education

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Social media is a useful tool to students, but too much use of social media has changed the daily routine in their education, instead of reading books and studying. Students waste too much time in using social media and prefer holding gadgets and it as past time hobby. Many students are using social media thus students still have different perspective in using it. Thus social media gives positive review on how it can help students in studies. “Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionized the way we learn” according to Steve Jobs n.d. Education in today’s world is all about connection in social media. “Social media and technology are not agents of change. They are just tools. We the connected people are the agent of change” according to Stuart J. Ellman (President, 92Y). We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media; the question is how well we do it (Erik Qualman n.d.)”. Discussion Research Question 1: What is the impact of social media on education? Social Media can help students increase wisdom in education thus it can also become destruction. According to Bruce Hopkins (2017) the adoption of social media in everyday life is one of the driving forces behind these changing expectations and how social media is changing education. The impact of these technologies on education can be considered positive but also has some negative consequences. There have been studies of the adverse impact of social media on people’s brains and these
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