Study finds Facebook use could improve students' grades

A study from a university in Israel finds that students who chat with friends on social networking websites, such as Facebook, have higher exam grades than students who do not. Michael Fire, author of the study, said social networking allowed students to talk one-on-one or arrange to meet elsewhere to help each other study. The findings, Fire said, show the effects of students' friends on their academic performance.

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