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Facebook ‘Dead And Buried’ For Older Teens, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook 'Dead And Buried' For Older Teens, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

All teenagers use social media in the exact same way, surely? I mean, it’s all LOLs, YOLOs and WTFs, irrespective of the platform or who they’re connecting with.

Right? Maybe not, according to new research, which has found that older teens use different social channels to connect with different people. The survey also concluded that Facebook has faded in importance for most teens because it’s become the place where they have to connect with their parents.

The horror.

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How Teens Are Changing Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC]

Teenagers have quickly established themselves as a hugely important demographic in social networking, largely because they’re both the most active and, critically, the most responsive users across all age groups. Indeed, if your brand’s target demo is young folks aged 13-19 and you’re a socially savvy business, you’ve pretty much got it made.

But how are teens using these channels, and what impact is their almost-constant presence having on the evolution of 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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90% Of Teens Have Used Social Media (But They Still Prefer Engaging Face To Face) [STUDY]

A new study has shed some light on the ways that teenagers are using social media, which has quickly established itself an important – and influential – part of their everyday lives.

Some 90 percent of 13-17 year olds have used social media, placing it ahead of texting (87 percent), email (77 percent) and instant messaging (63 percent), with one in five saying that platforms such as Facebook and Twitter make them feel more confident.

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