What is it?
Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site, which is available in 37 different languages, includes public features such as: Marketplace - allows members to post, read and respond to classified ads. Groups - allows members who have common interests to find each other and interact. Events - allows members to publicize an event, invite guests and track who plans to attend. Pages - allows members to create and promote a public page built around a specific topic. Presence technology - allows members to see which contacts are online and chat.

You have to create an account on facebook.com.
Here are some tutorials about how to use Facebook.

Why is it useful in VET?
The benefits for using Facebook is to connect students, tutors and teachers within learning communities, for sharing and discovering content and for communication and collaboration. It is useful because it facilitates communication: create groups, schedule events, share multimedia, share interesting websites, facilitate classmate connections.


  • en/social_networks/facebook.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/03/25 16:41
  • by info_admin_2016