The Internet has from the outset become an intricate part of life, where people are dependent on access to everyday activities such as shopping, social networking, education, banking, home security, and other related activities. Of these, social networks, which seem to be the main attraction of the Internet, can be considered a blessing and a curse. It is noteworthy that social networks in education are seen as a positive indicator of the progress of education and its practices.
Students are familiar with computers while browsing these social networks. They acquire valuable skills in an instrument that has become indispensable in the world in which they live as students and what they suffer during training. In addition, it promotes interaction with different people, which can be considered a necessary skill in a business environment. This also applies to teachers and administrators. Thanks to the presence of social blogs, Twitter and Facebook teacher can exchange using various tools, teaching methods and theories in real time and practice and record data. In addition, many can expand their teaching methods and interact with students outside the classroom.
Today, many students have become less sociable, preferring to interact on the Internet and to live in a virtual world based on fake personalities that are easily accessible to socializing websites. Of course, this can have lasting effects on the family unit, where effective face-to-face communication is essential to maintaining healthy relationships. Can we then blame today’s social problems and destroy the family reputation in social networks? We often go to restaurants or other public places, and everyone is busy, so there is very little personal communication. The question is how can we create balance. How can we follow this valuable tool, which we call the Internet, maintaining healthy relationships?
Social media clearly affects us in one way or another, positively or negatively. So technology will evolve; Parents, teachers, managers, and students should work with care to promote the use of this valuable, positive, productive, efficient, safe and responsible tool. The long-term consequences of abusive use can be very dangerous for the progress of education and social development.