How students use Facebook is a greater predictor of their offline behavior than the amount of time they spend on the website, says social media researcher Reynol Junco. In this interview, he describes his recent research, which reports that students who spend more time on Facebook are less engaged, indicates no correlation between time spent on Facebook and time spent studying, and indicates the more time students are engaged on Facebook, the more time they participate in on-campus events.

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