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Social Media and Education: A Look at Facebook Campus

The popular social media site Facebook was created at Harvard University in 2003, and now it is bringing the college experience to the virtual networking world through their new platform, Facebook Campus. Launched early September 2020, the platform offers students a private space to connect with peers, join study groups, get administration updates, and explore campus events.

For now, Facebook Campus is being piloted in 30 universities in North America, including Virginia Tech and Johns Hopkins, and limits access to students within the same school. However, it has still managed to open a new sphere for education on social media, and can soon expand its reach and influence.