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How U.S. College Students Use their Technology [Infographic]

Sometimes it helps to see the numbers behinds the trends to confirm popular assumptions. In this case, Onlinecolleges.net assembled an infographic to help digest technology usage— all from student perspectives.

Most of the numbers are obvious— 87 percent say their laptop is the most important piece of tech and 78 percent say wi-fi is crucial to academic success.

But wait, it gets more interesting in items five [Most important sites] and six [Social Networking in Academic success]. Google beats Wikipedia, and Facebook beats academic-focused social networks. The crucial question is, “Why?” Could it be that Facebook was already built for college students by college students? If you have thoughts, drop us a comment or email. But for now, on to the pretty picture:

Technology Use on the College campus
Via: Online Colleges Guide



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