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Teenagers Leaving Facebook In Mass Numbers



CNN reports a growing trend among teenagers, that are using Facebook less often and expanding their use of other social networks. According to CNN:

In May, a survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project included focus groups with teens who said their enthusiasm for Facebook had waned. They cited the increasing presence of adults on the site, as well as stressful “drama” among friends.

The survey showed use of Twitter among teens jumping from 11% to 26% between 2011 and 2012. Teen Facebook use, on the other hand, remained essentially flat. (Albeit at a massive 93-94%). Instagram use, which wasn’t measured in the 2011 survey, was at 11% in last year’s.


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