Social Media; Negative Effect on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students In Nigeria (Published)
Citation: Adeniyi Adewale Ojo (2022) Social Media; Negative Effect on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students In Nigeria, British Journal of Education, Vol.10, Issue 3, pp., 126-131
Abstract: Obviously, it is common among the secondary school students in Nigeria that they lure of using social media as mode of communication and interaction among themselves. However, these social media such as Facebook, and Twitter and so on are using negatively and inappropriate to the levels in which they cannot benefit from it. In addition, many students of secondary schools in Nigeria today acquired antisocial behaviours such as fraudulent habit and other bad characters which peculiar in social media while thousands the of students in our country podcasting their reading culture because they are spending much time on the social media. Similarly, social media affect the reading culture of many secondary students in Nigeria because they prefer to spend many hours on the social media than to read their books. Yet, the incident of yahoo rampant in rural , urban and Riverine area in Nigeria while teenagers believe that it is short cut for them to become millions over night . Meanwhile , this has been generated to famous calamity among secondary school students in our country.