Costs and Benefits of Facebook for Undergraduate Students

  title={Costs and Benefits of Facebook for Undergraduate Students},
  author={Ruti Gafni},
Originally, the Facebook network was meant for students’ use on campus, but is it worthwhile for them? Facebook is a broad source of information for students, offering correspondence between students, providing files and information exchange, and allowing new acquaintances on campus. On the other hand, Facebook includes a variety of distractions, such as uploading pictures, viewing profiles, videos, and photos of friends, chatting with friends, and playing, which lead to procrastination and… CONTINUE READING
9 Citations
24 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 references

Facebook fatalities: Students, social networking, and the first amendment

  • T. Wheeler
  • Pace Law Review, 31(1), 182
  • 2011
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

A world I don’t inhabit: disquiet and identity in Second Life and Facebook

  • S. Boon, C. Sinclair
  • Educational Media International,
  • 2009
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Fact sheet - Statistics

  • Facebook Newsroom.
  • Retrieved on 28 Feb 2012 from http://newsroom.fb…
  • 2012

Addiction to social networks on the internet: A literature review of empirical research

  • D. J. Kuss, M. D. Griffiths
  • International Journal of Environment and Public…
  • 2011
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…