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  1. Role of Social Media in Education Santosh Kumar Kori Librarian Govt. College Makronia, Sagar M.P.
  2. What is Social Media • The term social media refers to a computer-based technology that facilitates the sharing of ideas, thoughts, and information through virtual networks and communities. • social media is a wide concept that covers a wide range of Internet applications that support social communication between persons. This kind of communication can either be direct or indirect.
  3. What Is the Use of Social Media? Social media is feature of web 2.0. its allows individuals to keep in touch with friends and extended family. Some people will use various social media applications to network and find career opportunities, connect with people across the globe with like-minded interests, and share their own thoughts, feelings, and insights online.
  4. Main Reasons for Using Social Media • Keeping in Touch with Friends • Filling Spare Time • Reading News Stories • Finding Contents ( Videos, Articles, Educations lectures) • Finding Product to Purchases • Watching Live Streams • Sharing and Discussing Opinions With Friends • Making New Concepts • Posting About Your Life
  5. Use at the organizational level Governments • inform their opinions to public • interact with citizens • foster citizen participation • further open government • analyze/monitor public opinion and activities Law enforcement and investigations • Social media has been used extensively in civil and criminal investigations. It has also been used to assist in searches for missing persons.
  6. Businesses • Businesses can use social media tools for marketing research, communication, sales promotions/discounts, informal employee- learning/organizational development, relationship development/loyalty programs. Social media marketing • Social media marketing is the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service and also to establish a connection with its customers. Educationist • Teachers engaged in learning, creating deeper interactions between teachers and students and expanding learning communities beyond Institutions walls.
  7. Advantages of Social Media to Teachers and Students Educational Benefits of Social Media Easy sharing of Information  Social Credibility Cost-effective Communication Any time Connectivity Sharing Information & Knowledge It's easy to use It's affordable
  8. Social Media Tools Facebook The most prominent social media site in the world, simple and free way for educators to network with with the latest education news and issues, and share ideas and curricula. Twitter Everyone knows about Twitter. But did you know that popular social networking site can be employed for
  9. Instagram This famous social networking site has been in the news lately, and not in a positive light. Nevertheless, Instagram’s popularity makes it a natural for teaching. TeacherConnect A free networking site by teachers, for teachers, that features moderated community forums with topics including careers, literacy, mental wellness for educators, and more.
  10. Edublog A free Wordpress blogging site that lets teachers create personal and classroom blogs. Litpick A terrific free site devoted to promoting reading, Litpick connects readers with age-appropriate books and book reviews. Kids can read their peers’ book reviews or write their own. ClassHook Bring engaging and educational movie and television clips into your classroom with ClassHook.
  11. Edmodo A well-known, established social media community, Edmodo provides a free and safe social media and LMS platform with a highly useful suite of moderation tools. WhatsApp WhatsApp is an internationally available freeware, cross- platform, centralized instant messaging and voice-over-IP service owned by US tech conglomerate Meta. It allows users to send text and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other content
  12. Telegram Messenger is a globally accessible freemium, cross- platform, encrypted, cloud-based and centralized instant messaging service. Youtube YouTube is a global online video sharing and social media platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. It was launched on February 14, 2005.
  13. The world’s biggest social media platforms 1. Facebook has 2.958 billion monthly active users. 2. YouTube’s potential advertising reach is 2.514 billion. 3. WhatsApp has at least 2 billion monthly active users. 4. Instagram has 2 billion monthly active. 5. WeChat has 1.309 billion monthly active users.
  14. The world’s biggest social media platforms 6. TikTok ads can potentially reach 1.051 billion adults over the age of 18 each month 7. Facebook Messenger’s potential advertising reach is 931 million. million. 8. Douyin has 715 million(c) monthly active users. 9. Telegram has 700 million monthly active users. 10. Snapchat’s potential advertising reach is 635 million.
  15. In Education The use of social media in education helps everyone to get more valuable information and connect with learning groups and educational establishments. As a student one can take classes through the residence and talk over doubts, questions through various social media networking platforms. The use of social media in education helps students, teachers and parents to get more useful information, to connect with learning groups and other educational systems that make education convenient.
  16.  Use a Facebook Page to broadcast updates and alerts.
  17.  Attract new students.  Use a Facebook Group to stream live lectures and host discussions.  Use Twitter as a class message board.  Use Instagram for photo essays.  Create a class blog for discussions.  Assign blog posts as essays.  Create a class-specific Pinterest board.
  18. Social media for education marketing  Include social media links on your school website.  Share school events and photos.  Create interest-based Facebook Groups.  Create a social media crisis strategy.  Manage your accounts all under one roof.  Engage with alumni network
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