INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Social media is one of the platforms on the internet visits by students of tertiary institutions on a daily basis with many spend lots of time chatting, dating, posting and interacting with friends and family while many busy gossiping and doing business. It is this notion that the research examines the influence of social networking otherwise known as social media on the academic performance of Kwara State University, Malete. The research is anchored on Technology Determinism Theory and Uses and Gratifications. Cross-sectional survey research as a quantitative method was adopted. The method of data collection for this study is questionnaire …READ MORE …