Students Spend 40% of their Reading Time on Social Media Sites

No, students aren’t just catching up on the status of friends, or frenemies.  According to an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, students gather much of their information, particularly current events and news, from social media sites.  The findings, come from a study by SuHua Huang, author of “Reading Habits of College Students in the United States,” which was presented on Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.  Another example of the proliferation of social media into our daily lives.

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