|This book intends to showcase how social media would be harnessed for the good of students. Chapter one elucidates the introduction to the study of social media in tertiary institution. Chapter two contains overview of the study. Chapter three explores brief history of social media, forms, features, types and challenges of the use of social media. Chapter four deals with appraisal of social media as a blessing and burden to students. Chapter five shows the methods to ameliorating the burden of social media. Chapter six which brings the study to a close. The study concludes that social media could be harnessed for a successful academic pursuit of undergraduates.