When Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, he wanted to make a closed network for the elite at Harvard. Over time, he realized that by opening it up, he would be able to build something that cataloged the college experience for everyone. Eventually, it expanded outside of college but the roots were embedded in the entire college… Continue reading The college experience enhanced (or hampered) by social media
Colleges have always been a venue for the latest and greatest in technology to not only be used, but often created as well. Today’s and tomorrow’s college students are “ultra-connected” and many do not even know what life would be like without constant contact with the internet, their friends and family, or the devices that… Continue reading Technology use on American college campuses
There is little doubt that Facebook has emerged as a dominant form of communication for college-age people. For many, it’s easier to contact them through Facebook than by calling their phone. Is it changing the way that college itself is working as well? That’s the question that Online PhD asked and attempts to answer in… Continue reading Is Facebook changing the entire college experience?