Social media tools are readily accessible on the Internet, and in the last several years, they have become even easier to access via applications on smartphones and tablets. There’s no denying that, ever since social networks and social media made way into our lives, everything is different. Beginning with the way we socialize, interact, plan for events or even how often we go outside. This article proposes to focus on the numerous ways in which social media is changing the way the education system works. Stay tuned to find out what effects social networking has on the way our children are educated both at school and outside of it. Starting from elementary school up until university graduation, social media has the role to empower parents, students and teachers to use new ways of sharing information and build a community. Social media allows students to be more connected to the world than ever before. Students can now be up to date on real-world events and even voice their opinion on topics that helps with growth and developing a sense of voice that young students may find difficult to discover in real-life interactions. For example, the devastating fires in Australia are a current topic on social media and young students are voicing their concerns and using that voice online to spread awareness amongst peers, while encouraging others to help all over the world. The benefits of social media in the education process doesn’t stop with the students. Social media can be extremely important to parents as well, as there are a lot of other benefits that can be extracted from the use of social networking. For example, principals or administrators are finding new ways to integrate social media. Like sharing school news via social networks, holding online meetings with the parents or even starting fundraising for different projects.