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Social networking sites provide educational benefits to students - study

Monday 23 June 2008 | 08:51 CET | News
Social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook provide educational benefits to students, according to the study by University of Minnesota. The study also found that low-income students are in many ways technologically proficient just as their counterparts. Out of all the students observed, 94 percent used the internet, 82 percent went online at home and 77 percent had a profile on a social networking site. The students listed technology skills as the top lesson they learn from using social networking sites, followed by creativity, being open to new or diverse views and communication

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