What is Facebook?

Facebook is a social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and videos, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.

Why would I use Facebook?

Facebook can be use to support educational activities that involve interaction, collaboration, information and resource sharing. Depending the learning activity you can set up groups to restrict participation to course members or pages/groups to open up interaction to the Facebook community. ITS support staff in creating groups for teaching and learning activities using the Groups for Schools options.