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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2021, 3(5); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2021.030513.

The role of Social Media in a Higher Education Environment


Wei Lizhe

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Wei Lizhe

Zhengzhou Business University, Zhengzhou 451200, Henan, China


Social media is a broad term for online media. Based on the technology and ideas of web 2.0, social media offers a social function for communication and understanding into people. Social media has been applied to abundant filed of life. Many scholars have studied the education function of social media. They think social media may be very helpful in assisting students in learning. This study mainly discusses the impact of students using social media in education and their attitudes towards the application of social media in education and entertainment.


social media; higher education; online community

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Wei Lizhe. The role of Social Media in a Higher Education Environment. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 5: 77-80. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2021.030513.


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