Social media is a common way to communicate in today’s digital world. It allows people to keep in touch, by creating conversations and delivering information. Tools such as Internet forums, Blogs, Virtual worlds and Social Networks are all excellent ways for students to interact. By using these tools effectively, students can closely resemble face-to-face discussions without being in the classroom. One of the biggest advantages of using social media, is that it provides education, in any place, at any time.
When students learn to use these different types of technologies, they become more motivated, engaged and committed in their studies. Social media helps students develop real world social skills, by enhancing their communication and literacy levels which are needed in today’s society.