Tag Archives: social networks

Why social networks accustom us to violence

Why social networks accustom us to violence

Can a single individual change the opinion, or influence the emotions of a group of people? What is the impact of a social group on our behavior? Social influence is the power of interaction with other individuals to influence our positions, beliefs, and values. It is key when we analyze violent behavior. People experience an innate need to be accepted and approved, […] … learn more→

How social networks can help in learning

How social networks can help in learning

Social networks are means of communication: they have exceeded their initial objective, which was to promote interaction between subjects, and are now used for financial, commercial and even educational issues. Through them, many of its users learn about different topics. However, they are not yet considered tools for formal learning, although they enable dialogue and foster […] … learn more→

Social networks and teachers: between the space for dialogue and the public showcase

Social networks and teachers: between the space for dialogue and the public showcase

Social networks arrived in Spain at a time of professional maturity for many teachers at the beginning of the 2010s: confidence in the transformative capacity of technology as well as a significant growth phase in educational investment seemed to suggest a promising future for social networks. information and communication technologies at school. In this sense, […] … learn more→

Social networks and their positive effect on research and dissemination

Social networks and their positive effect on research and dissemination

One of the world’s first social networks was created in 1997 and was called SixDegrees . His name referred to the hypothesis formulated by sociologist Standley Milgram in 1967 and later verified by Professor Duncan Watts in 2001, which holds that every person on this planet is connected to another by a distance of no more than six known people. . Social networks can be defined […] … learn more→

How do social networks influence adolescents?

How do social networks influence adolescents?

Adolescence is a stage marked by the construction and consolidation of one’s identity and personality. During this period, the peer group and social relationships play a leading role. Hence, the incursion and massive expansion of social networks is of great importance in the development of adolescents. Classical authors like Erikson have already postulated that, throughout adolescence, we need […] … learn more→

5 new social networks you should use to reach out to students

5 new social networks you should use to reach out to students

New social networks emerge and grow complementing or substituting the existing ones. Not each one of them gets successful, but those going viral generate millions of dollars for their creators. Marketers, manufacturers, educators, and other service providers all tend to use these new tools to promote their products and services to the youth.  For example, […] … learn more→