Social media in higher education: A literature review of Facebook

@article{Chugh2017SocialMI,
  title={Social media in higher education: A literature review of Facebook},
  author={Ritesh Chugh and Umar Ruhi},
  journal={Education and Information Technologies},
  year={2017},
  volume={23},
  pages={605-616}
}
  • Ritesh Chugh, U. Ruhi
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Education and Information Technologies
The rapid adoption of social media technologies has resulted in a fundamental shift in the way communication and collaboration take place. [...] Key Result As social media usage continues to grow in higher education, future empirical research is warranted.Expand

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