Online social networking refers to social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Meetup, Tribe and MySpace. Since the inception, the number of online social networking is being created rapidly with many sophisticated features being developed ever since. The Facebook has gained much popularity among the public mainly for interactions as well as for exchanging information. This study intends to investigate the information retrieval that occurs in the Facebook platform and if the process of retrieving information on the Facebook support academic performance. Fifty-nine self-directed adult learners participated in this research.