The American Educational Research Association conducted a research and declared

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internet is spent on social networking sites (Jacobsen & Forste 2011).The American Educational Research Association conducted a research and declared at its annual conference in San Diego California (2009), that social media users study less and generate lower grade (Abaleta et al, 2014). A study on 161 Tunisian students concluded that performance was improved because of students’ satisfaction with their family and friends relations (Rouis, 2012). The author emphasized the role of multitasking as a moderator of such relationships, where multitasking and students interest in university will help enhance performance based on Facebook use.
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It is imperative to realize that time spent on social activities (using Facebook or other social media) will be on the account of academic performance. This logic is important regardless of the positive side we see in SNs. A study that utilized students in a US university concluded to a negative relationship between time spent by students on online social networks and their academic performance (Paul et al., 2012). The authors pointed to the importance of attention span devoted to multiple sources of attractions.
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