Facebook is an account which can help everyone to connect with different people from anywhere in the world, include the students. It will improve their knowledge about other places, customs and cultures. For example English students can improve their English by using chatting application that is provided in Facebook. In facebook, students be able to chat with foreigner in other countries. Therefore, students can learn about how to speak English well. In addition, Facebook also gives the students the opopportunity to communicate with their friends very easily. Students can use Facebook for group study by creating a group only for studying. Students can share any information’s and learn about homework, assignments, exams, etc in that group. Establish social connections with students at your school and at institutions across the country Connect with like minded individuals, and individuals with similar interests Stay in contact with old friends
Snow Day – Update!
Not sure if school will be open or closed on a snow day? Check it out on your teacher and/or Principal’s page on Facebook. You’ll find the answer and a whole lotta comments. Reaching out to a student in need Students shared that sometimes it’s hard for them to approach a teacher or even really reach out for help face-to-face. Sharing a disappointment on Facebook can be easier. Students shared how touched they were by encouraging words from a teacher either on their page, or as a face-to-face follow up.
Disadvantages of of using Facebook by Students:
It regards to students education, students are more often subjected to reading Facebook update than reading books Facebook users, most likely always want to know about update status, so that every day without they realize it takes time. They are stimulated to write unimportant things.
Students will have study distraction; students will be ignoring their valuable time to do homework and to study before the exams. In addition, students are spending more time in Facebook than review their lessons. When students browsing on the internet to search assignments, they prefer to chat with their friends about nonsense thing. Badly, Facebook like drugs that will make the students get addicted. Students can spend hours just to read their friends updates and looking at the latest pictures. Another problem by using Facebook is spending much money, in term to pay the internet costs. Students online disclosure of illegal activities, such as substance abuse, can be used if students come under investigation for related offenses. Potential employers may use facebook to discover information about students
Facebook- Facebook (formerly [thefacebook]) is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its name comes from a colloquialism for the directorygiven to students at some American universities. Facebook was founded on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. The founders had initially limited the website’s membership to Harvard students, but later expanded it to colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University. It gradually added support for students at various other universities and later to their high-school students. Facebook now allows anyone who claims to be at least 13 years old worldwide to become a registered user of the website, although proof is not required.