Teenagers are leaving Facebook : Survey reveals

Teenagers are leaving Facebook : Survey reveals

Teenagers are leaving Facebook : Survey reveals

Written by Staff Writer

26 Dec, 2014 | 7:25 am

A survey has revealed that Facebook is less popular among teenagers than last year adding that 88% of teenagers now use the social network against 94% last year.

CNET has reported that the website is also losing popularity among all other age groups.

The survey, conducted by market research firm Frank N. Magid Associates, has revealed that the percentage of youth aged 13 to 17 who use Facebook in the US has fallen to 88 percent this year, from 94% in 2013 and 95 percent in 2012.

Among all the other age groups examined in the study, in total, 90% use Facebook, down from 93% in the past two years. Other surveys have also found teens moving to other socially-networked sites, such as Instagram, now owned by Facebook.

Of the people polled in the Frank N. Magid’s survey, 16% said Facebook was trendy, 18% found it fun and 16% said it was informative. Only nine percent, however said, it was safe and another nine percent said it was trustworthy.

The survey reached 1,934 people and only smart phone users were polled.

 

Source : Hindustan Times

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