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Social media is widely treated as a vital tool to improve collaborative learning activities among students and educators. Thus, this research study provides a literature of empirical reviews, and its distinctiveness stems from the motive on collaborative learning activities interaction with peers, interaction with teachers and engagement to understand the important factors that are relevant to affect the learning and academic performance of the students. This study additionally explores aspects that contribute to the development of collaborative learning, engagement, and perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness through social media sites. The purpose of this study is to examine the concept of social media adaptation and how its effectively relate with the factors like collaborative learning, interaction with peers, interaction with teachers, engagement, perceived ease of use, perceived usefulness and learning performance of the engineering students. The study was undertaken in southern districts of Tamil Nadu with the sample size of 241 engineering students. Data has been gathered via questionnaire which was later evaluated by using SPSS and analyzed using AMOS (Analysis Moment Structure) software to validate the proposed conceptual framework. The simulation outcomes obtained from the AMOS software revealed that majority of the students reported positive approach of the social media adaptation on developing the learning performance activities with the beta value of 0.71. The findings reveals that collaborative learning (interaction with peers, interaction with teachers, and engagement), perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness to use social media had positively and significantly relate with the learning performance of the students.