Facebook 's Benefits For Students Essay

988 Words Dec 14th, 2016 4 Pages
I have been using Facebook ever since I was in the eighth grade, but it hasn’t been until this year, when I joined college, that I realized just how beneficial Facebook is to me. Facebook started off as an easy communication device for me when I was in middle school. My friends and I all had simple phones that lacked any ability to send “cool” emoji’s or stickers along with messages. For this reason, Facebook became a huge hit to teenagers like myself a few years back. But as I continue to grow, the benefits of Facebook do as well, allowing me to take advantage of more than just the “cool” emoji’s that come along with the messaging app. Facebook comes with a long list of both pros and cons ranging anywhere from informative group messages to the long hours of procrastination; as a college student, the list only grows.
Facebook as a whole has great benefits for students in college. For starters, as a freshman, I have realized just how hard it is to stay in contact with family and friends when you are busy trying to determine who you want to be with your fresh start. However, Facebook offers a solution to staying in contact with the people who you don’t see as much as you used to. Facebook status’s, checking in at certain locations, pictures, and all the other colorful options of describing what you are doing allows your friends to see what you are achieving, organizing, performing, or doing as well as, the option to add a quick comment to the post to show that you have seen…

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