Abstract: The paper is about advocating usefulness of the social media as educational too at the same time warns against the dangers of unguided and unsupervised access of learners to the social networking sites. Social media can’t be ignored as it has become part of daily routine of more than ninety percent young students. These sites have some unique characteristics like quick, economic, secure, creative, social and multimedia besides huge capacity of data uploading and sharing. The impact is such that no teacher affords to ignore, rather it would be better to accommodate in the teaching-learning process. Author includes number of references to demonstrate integration of semen’s like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube etc. At the same time author cautions about some concerns like privacy, wastage of time, distractions and mechanical nature of these SNS’s. In the final lines, author referrer some implications for teacher in context of SNS’s which also hints future direction for teacher education program.
Keywords: Social Media, College, Android, Application,
| DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2021.105174