Can Facebook Make You Smarter?

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Sarah Cargill on the GettingSmart blog features a new infographic from the clever folks at

showing the impact of Facebook on higher education.  Some tidbits:

1) College who are actively engaged Facebook are more likely to graduate

2) Less engaged Facebook users are more likely to be playing games online

A study in correlation≠causation or a good reason to waste more time online?  Decide for yourself!

Infographic: Facebook University | Getting Smart.


About bskluger

I have been an education technology practitioner for over a decade. This blog is a personal experiment with playing the role of observer. We'll see if I can pull it off without getting back into the fray.
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One Response to Can Facebook Make You Smarter?

  1. Interesting infographic. I don’t know if it makes me think that Facebook is the key to educational success, but thought-provoking nonetheless. Thanks for sharing.

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