عنوان مقاله [English]
This study aimed to investigate the impact of virtual social networks on students' academic performance (case study: first and second secondary school students in ardabil) is. To achieve this level of survey and questionnaire were students in first and second sections namin area. According to population size using Cochran sampling formula, 384 subjects were selected through cluster multistage. To collect the data, a valid approved by expert and university professor, and a steady level (alpha Kronbakh) 0.859 reliabled. To analyze the data using Spearman correlation was used SPSS19 software. The results showed that the correlation coefficient between the use of virtual social networks and academic performance was significant and negative. The highest correlation between the intensity of use of virtual social networks correlation with academic performance was significantly negative. The relationship between the use of virtual social networks and academic performance correlation was significant. The results showed that the advantages and disadvantages of the use of virtual social networks for students are significant and impact on their academic performance.