Social media is omnipresent and according to a recent report, global internet users browsed social media for up to 135 minutes per day in 2017, an increase of 126 minutes in 2016. There has been a lot of debate regarding the negative effects of social media on children, but it is also a fact that social media can be effectively used as a learning tool at all levels of education.
Almost 8 out of 10 teenagers have an account on at least one of the social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snap-chat or Twitter. Education and media have always been interconnected. In the pre-social media times, education industry depended a lot of print and electronic media but now, social media has changed the rules of the game. Education is changing rapidly and there are a lot of advantages to incorporating social media as a means of education at schools and colleges.