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Teens Prefer Twitter to Facebook (But Instagram is Number One) [STUDY]

Teens Prefer Twitter to Facebook (But Instagram is Number One) [STUDY]

Teenagers are a fickle bunch, prone to leaping from one thing to another as soon the latter becomes cool and the former obsolete – in their minds, at least.

The peaks and troughs in social media activity perhaps epitomises this as well as anything, and a new study has revealed that Facebook usage has dropped off significantly amongst teens this year, and it’s Instagram that is picking up the spoils.

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Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat – How Teens Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat - How Teens Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

In case you haven’t noticed, teenagers do things differently.

While Twitter and Facebook have quickly established themselves as the de facto social networks across almost every major industry for adult users, these platforms, while still popular, certainly aren’t the be all and end all with the younger demographic.

Indeed, image-led social channels, such as Tumblr, Instagram and Snapchat, are rapidly growing in popularity amongst 13-19 year-old losers, and it might be at the expense of their more established, but increasingly less cool, older brothers.

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Growing Up With Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Gone are the days of dial-up tones and “You’ve got mail!”

Kids are starting their journey into the online world at a younger age than ever, with far fewer barriers. In the infographic below, UK-based childrens’ delivery service company Letterbox takes a look at how kids grow up with social media.

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What Do Teens Share On Social Media (And How Are They Managing Their Privacy)? [STUDY]

Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past but are also more proactively taking steps to better manage their privacy, reveals the latest report from Pew Internet.

In their Teens, Social Media, and Privacy analysis, Pew discovered that while 91 percent of teens have shared a photo of themselves, 53 percent have posted their email address and one in five (20 percent) have shared their cellphone number on a social networking site, 60 percent of Facebook-using teens have their profiles set to display to only friends and family, and almost one-quarter (24 percent) have a protected profile on Twitter.

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