Social media in Nigeria: A vice or virtue

Okafor Somtochukwu Jude

Department of Science and Computer Education.

Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Agbani, Enugu State-Nigeria

International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS)

Oasis International Journal Series

Vol. 1 No. 1

December 2016

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Social networking is a tool used by people all around the world. Its purpose is to promote and aid communication. However, this type of technology might be doing more harm than good. It is not only changing how we communicate, but how we interact with each other in daily life. With the rise of websites such as Facebook, social networking is on the verge of replacing traditional personal interactions for the next generation. Traditional interactions will continue to be at risk if we don‟t realize the effects of our social media. Social networking affects our lives in many ways, including our communication, self- expression, bullying, isolation, friendships, and even our very own sense of humanity.

Keywords: social media, vice and virtue


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