Final year students of the Department of Mass Communication, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, used its photo exhibition program to educate Nigerians about social media pranks.
With more than 72 art photographs on display, the students were able to effectively communicate to visitors the lie of the exuberant and luxurious lifestyle constantly displayed on social media.
The photo exhibit which showcased their creativity through photos showcased social media as a tool that promoted fake life.
The Rector, Eng. Femi Omokungbe, who was represented by the Deputy Dean of the Department of Mass Communication, Mr. Sule Olatunji, praised the students for using images as a way to fight fake lifestyles on social media, saying that many young people were carried away by the illusion. presented by social networks.
He said, “This has been the best photo exhibition so far in the history of student exhibition at Yabatech, and I really salute the aura of teamwork emitted by the students, to see that this exhibition is a success. It is good to see that they are able to use images to convey strong and meaningful messages to our society. It is impressive how they dissuade young people from frequenting the pranks that social media displays.
In addition, the rector called on other academic departments in the college to borrow a sheet from the Department of Mass Communication and develop the potential of students.
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