Is it to stop using Facebook completely ? No, Its bit impossible for people to stop using Facebook totally since it help us connecting with people living miles aways even in other continents. So Now the Question comes, how to continue using Facebook and study at the same time? There are two major categories of contents over Facebook.
First, Trending News and Facebook Ads which is completely not in user control but it’s sometimes gives relevant information. It’s suggested not to open any of the irrelevant ads because it will waste your valuable time.
Second, What FB User has opted to view? These are friends you make, groups you join, pages you liked. This is the grey area where one need to work upon specially students. Here are some suggestions that you should use to make Facebook more study friendly.
For friends, You must have heard or experienced in your life, “Choose your friends and book wisely.” Reasons why to choose friends wisely ? First, Strong-willed friends can help increase your self-control. Second, Friends can greatly influence your choices. You can see how important, it is to choose good friends irrespective of be real life of your Facebook life. Sometimes it feel unsocial to remove somebody from your friend list who you don’t find Good. Simply Unfollow them and you will not get any post from them.(Its highly recommended if you are preparing for any exam.)
For Groups, Groups can be a very good idea for study. There are so many groups over the facebook which you can join but you should choose it wisely. You should only join those group which are helpful to you in some way.
For example, Let suppose you are preparing for an exam and you find a group of people who are also preparing for that exam. So it becomes easy for everyone to keep track of your preparation progress and notification from exam authorities like IITs, SSC,UPSC,UPPSC etc. You will easily get to know when the Application forms is coming and what is the last date to fill the form. Using Group as a platform you can ask queries and clear your doubts. .I have personally experience it and found it useful while preparing for my GATE exam. (Group Name is GATE Computer Science link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/core.cs/)
For facebook pages, We generally tend to like each and every pages that we find interesting. Facebook is nowadays has become a good way to make money by advertise and generate traffic by waste information. So refrain from such pages. However do follow your role modal means who you would like to be or like to follow by action. There work and achievements will motivate you to strive for your goal.