Benefits of Facebook to college student’s life We are living in the decade that technology has a superpower. Technology can do magic and bring everything to us Just in the twinkling of eyes. Microsoft made computers easier to use, Google helps us to search out information, Youtube makes us entertained… However, the Web’s social network sites are predominant. Most of college students are connected by one of popular online social network sites – Facebook.
Facebook is one of ways which gives ability to students to maintain their existing relationship and also form their new connection in new community life.
Facebook is integrated into student’s life as the daily media practices. Facebook usage allows student to enhance their possible potential in interacting well with well- being psychological, emotional, searching for intellectual and engaging with society. One of the most amazing about Facebook, a phenomenon for the social network sites, is how it is engaging with society.
How to interact with society is so important that Facebook has been created by three college students 7 years ago, allow students to keep in contact with each other.
Facebook attracts much attention of many young eople around the world. Therefore, a specific question is asked: what impact does Facebook have on todays society? There is always a controversial argument between its certainty positive and negative effects. Some research has pointed out that Facebook detracts face-to-face time with others.
As a result, there is potential loss of social status in real life due to increased Facebook using time.
When people are spending too much time on Facebook, they tend to ignore their reality relationship and use Facebook as a substitute for their social talking. Especially young people who re far from home for college, they engage with technology and do not even think of making new friends. However, some studying also implies online interaction as a replace tool in-person interaction and claims that there is no loss from time spent online.
Facebook supports loose social ties and help cultivating strong ties between family and students. The motto of Facebook is making the world more open and connected. This usage also helps individuals with difficulties to enter the world without shyness. Facebook has changes our social DNA, making us get used to being openness. Thus, the answer for the question above: Facebook allows people to communicate in distance, it creates new friendships and it also places people who are near in distance. Facebook changes society in ways that is unpredictable.
A general idea appears that Facebook is nothing more than a medium to communicate, and yet, it is so much more than that. Facebook transfers emotional and psychologically of each individuals that show in their posts, commentaries and even their sharing information themselves. Facebook creates a space for people enable to present themselves and gives people sense of well-being. Facebook really convey our re posted on it such as photos, music, videos, note and so on. Facebook gives everyone opportunity to get closer to each other, to catch every precious moments that won’t be missed by geography distances.
As a good example, many Asian students who study abroad cannot celebrate their Lunar New Year with families but at least they still can feel happiness and the atmosphere in their own country by many sharing “things” on Facebook. Besides, people can share and learn from others profile, religion, schools, hobbies, everything Just with a click of mouse. People are accustomed to be more open to public on Facebook. They do not refuse to share their own privacy when posting their feelings, interests and ideas online. In facts, people have tendency to share and over-share very personal items to their profiles.
Nevertheless, Facebook is Just a tool because people interact with each other, they never see, meet and know others at all. People are free to be someone they aren’t. In such a way, Facebook is not realistic place where people can avoid their real life and live an alternative life with make-up things to catch other’s attention. Although there are many explicitly potential problems that do exist though using Facebook xperienced by college students, we cannot deny the strong benefits that the social network site brings in.
Facebook helps maintain student’s relationships as they move from one to another community for college. The online social network site – Facebook is considered as a tool used to support relationships and keep people in touch, even when life changes move them away from each other. As an incarnation of college student population, this use of technology has supported a variety of aspects in student’s life: intellectual, psychological, emotional and sociological. Thus, an important role in todays life is contributed by Facebook.