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  • Date Submitted: 10/23/2012 10:36 AM
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there are schools, where the authorities are least bothered whether the students are members of these sites and the teachers and students are friends to each other on those sites.
social media allows kids to practice life behind a safety curtain, allowing them to share personal information with their friends and not have to deal with their reactions right away. This could be a plus point for shy kids and could help to get them out of their shells.
Many teachers are taking advantage of these sites, and are creating accounts for themselves so that they might hold their students accountable for actions, and also update them on assignments, tests, etc. In fact, one particular open-source networking site, Elgg, allows students and teachers alike to create profiles, blogs, and is entirely intended to enhance the educational experience by giving students a place to go outside of class to contact teachers, keep current on assignments, projects, and quizzes, and to ensure, to the best of their abilities, that they do not shirk responsibility; if anything, the adaptability of networking sites is doing more good for education than anything.
“A huge time of ours is consumed in career related activities so we are left with very less time for socialising whereas on social networking sites we can stay active any time, either while travelling, standing on a queue or in the gaps between lectures

3. “When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place.” -Mark Zuckerberg, CEO & Founder of Facebook

“In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” -Charles Darwin
 The experts are suggesting that using of social networking is not wrong but the way it is being used is important. Students and youngsters must be given guidance on what should be the dos and dont's. Also, the students must be educated on the overall developmental activities instead of getting...


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