Kaya S., ÖZGÜR A. Z., KOÇAK N. G.

4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 04 July 2012, pp.2566-2575 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.2566-2575
  • Keywords: Social Media, Distance Education
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


In recent years, developments in information and communication technologies have made the internet usage a natural part of everyday life. Especially with Web 2.0 revolution internet users found themselves in an interactive environment. People have come from a passive spectator position to active participant and have gained a virtual environment that they can create, share and interference the contents. In the broadest sense, social media is defined as web sites that are founded on Web 2.0 technologies, also allows social interaction, formation of community and collaboration [1]. A web site or application can be described as social media when it allows user-based content, individual users/members and provide interaction among users.