Social networking sites are useful for everyone, who feels alone in such a fast moving life. People wants to get connected with their families, friends, and loved- ones around the world. Social networking sites helps us to share information & socialize with others But how useful they are for the students?
Today's most important question Are social networking sites useful for students?
Students today seek information & knowledge in a very different way. They use social sites not only to just chat, share pictures and videos with their friends but also to learn new things, share insights; exchange ideas. Students exchange school notes, activities, modules, special notices & announcements, time table of subjects through these networking websites. By the use of these sites, communication with those who lives far has been made easier. Students feel connected with their teachers too as they can find their favorite teacher on the same social networking site which they follow.
Not only do they connect existing relationships, they also help in building new ones. By adding new friends and interacting with other people online, meaningful and fruitful relationships are built. In such way students confidence is boost up when they interact with bright minded students as well as learned teachers. These platforms give them the opportunity to express their opinions on academic issues. Students are able to get solutions to some of their queries in quick time while interacting with a lightning speed with their teachers.
When they pose their queries on such platforms, they also have the advantage of getting diverse opinions & ideas from across the globe. These social websites are changing the trends of teaching students as most of the schools are following the ERP management systems where users do not print a lot of papers to keep a record of student's information. Socially connection between people leads to marriages and romantic relationships have been established through social networking sites.
So these sites are now playing a role of a cupid too. But definitely there are some points of general awareness which students & teenagers must keep in mind while using these sites i.e. to carefully sharing personal pictures, videos & information. You never know who may be a fake user or any stranger must be reading every post of yours. These networking websites provide security measures which everyone should effectively read and apply in the respective accounts to have a safe n secure social networking.