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What is Social Media?

Social media is a method of online communication whereby people can share information in real-time. It specifically refers to the various websites and applications that allow people to create networks and share content such a messages, news, ideas, pictures, audios and videos quickly, and efficiently.

The increased availability and use of social media has enabled people to connect with friends and family, to catch up on current events, and, perhaps most importantly, to entertain themselves. Social media is an integral part of the lives of people everywhere. However, studies have found a link between loneliness and social media — excessive social media usage can lead to loneliness and isolation.

Downloadable Social Media Resources

Social Media Lesson Plans

[Lesson Plan thumbnail] Social Media — The Pros and Cons

Social Media — The Pros and Cons

A lesson plan on social media. It goes into the benefits of social media as well as social media safety.

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[Lesson Plan thumbnail] After COVID-19 — IT/Social Media

After COVID-19 — IT/Social Media

A lesson plan that looks at IT and social media and their uses during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Social Media Topics

  • Social Media Education
  • Knowledge of Social Media
  • Developing Social Media Skills
  • The Dangers of Social Media

Social Media Blog Articles

Social Media Support for Schools

We publish downloadable social media ebooks to support schools by providing help, guidance and education on various social media topics. The social media PDFs we produce give information in a way that informs as well as educates.

Social Media Support for Teachers

Our social media resources for teachers include social media resource packs that cover a variety of subjects as well as our lesson plans on social media.