Social media plays a significant role in the education of children in the society. Child literacy is very fundamental as it opens all their other dimensions of growth. It is evident that children who read and write at often times are proficient when it comes to reading and writing.
Considering social media and its technology use of blog posts, text messages, status updates, text messages, instant messages facilities just to mention a few do motivate children in reading and writing. In simple terms, media has enabled children grow more in literacy. Young one who blog or text or websites for social media networking are better writers and are very confident in their writing skills. This was noted by the National Literacy Trust (Kleinman, Z. c. 2010). The following figure features children using social media to read and play online games.