How teenagers use Facebook

SOCIAL: With one billion+ users, Facebook is the omnipresent social network, and shows no immediate signs of losing that position. But what about the web-savvy kids coming up behind their Gen-Y counterparts? Are they going to embrace Facebook to same degree as their elders. Perhaps not. READ MORE on Forbes.

The Facebook generation is fed up with Facebook, according to a study by the respected Pew Research Center.

The report surveyed 802 teens between the ages of 12 and 17 last September to produce a 107-page report on their online habits.

Pew’s findings suggest teens’ enthusiasm for Facebook is waning, lending credence to concerns, raised by the company’s investors and others that the social network may be losing a crucial demographic that has long fueled its success.

Facebook has become a “social burden” for teens, write the authors of the report. But why?

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  1. Phil Green

    As someone once said, your swanky new smartphone is the cr*ppiest piece of kit your child will ever see – their version of the Commodore 64.

    Is Facebook the new Friends Reunited? Discuss.


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