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Teachers, Students, Facebook: Recipe for Disaster?

We have an interesting article for you to read now, one which reopens the debate on whether teachers and students should be allowed to converse with each other on social networking site Facebook.

If you haven’t heard by now, a few teachers in New York were fired after their activities on Facebook with their fellow students were deemed inappropriate.

This article we’ve picked out by Gather lists the advantages and disadvantages of both sides of the argument, and the author makes an interesting comment about the idea of a teacher adding a student on Facebook in order to gain their ‘trust’.

Then again, a teacher adding a student to Facebook can lead to all sorts of problems, especially when photos and status updates which are not meant for minors are filtered around.

What are your thoughts on this? Do you have any experience of adding a student and/or teacher to your Facebook account? If so, give us your say – the full article can be read over at Gather.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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