The Facebook Class

Man, that Internet thing is sure difficult, isn’t it. Thankfully, one community college in Salisbury, Maryland, has decided to helpfully provide a course in how to use Facebook. That’s right, a whole course. According to an article in The Daily Times:

Learn to create a Facebook business page. And to group, embed videos, create ads and promote events.

“Creating a Facebook Page for Your Business” is the title of a continuing education course that teaches all in October at Wor-Wic Community College at Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury. Students are required to have an active, personal Facebook account before attending class.

Certainly people who aren’t terribly active Facebook might benefit from a little assistance in the matter but it seems unnecessary for Wor-Wic Community College to offer a class for something where the real economic benefits are a little unclear.

Just Google it.

Also, I sort of question the real ability of this institution to deliver great information about using Facebook to develop a business. War-Wic’s own Facebook is pretty minimal.

The course costs $55.

Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer