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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Teens’

Another Study Finds Teen Facebook Use On The Decline

Yet another study has come out indicating that teen Facebook use has dropped significantly. Mashable points to data from GlobalWebIndex, saying that active teen users in the U.S. fell 11%. But Facebook still dominates the landscape. “The site continues to experience declines in levels of active usage but the extent of the drop in the second half of 2013 (down …

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New Data Shows Just How Many Teens Facebook is Losing

Though it may not mean the end of the world’s most popular social network, the demographic shift in Facebook members is leaving some analysts worried. Already reports are showing that Facebook is dead to teens, who are switching to more private platforms such as Twitter and messaging apps. Now new data is showing that, yes, Facebook has failed to keep …

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Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys

Your company may want to stop pushing the envelope of your product if it has a history for being a potential causation of five deaths from reports by the Food and Drug Administration. Monster Beverage Corporation, the makers of the popular Monster Energy drink has been pitted against the combined forces of east and west: a New York state attorney …

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Pretty Little Liars’ Bellisario Talks Teen Pressures

Troian Bellisario, who is frequently recognized for her portrayal of Spencer Hastings in Pretty Little Liars, understands the difficulties teens experience when transitioning into adulthood. Bellisario was born into a priviledged Los Angeles family, and appeared to have an ideal life. The television star attended a private school and names Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen as two of her best …

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Facebook is “Dead and Buried” to Teens, Shows Study

With decade-old MySpace now considered part of the ancient history of the internet, it’s little wonder that questions are now forming over whether Facebook has long-term staying power. As the internet (and especially mobile platforms) have grown, Facebook has become less exciting and new, particularly to teens. A survey this fall found that Twitter has overtaken Facebook in popularity among …

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Facebook Downplays Problems With Teens

When Facebook released its quarterly earnings report a few weeks ago, CFO David Ebersman brought up a decrease in young teen engagement during the conference call. “I want to say a few words about youth engagement on Facebook,” he said. “As we’ve said previously, this is a hard issue for us to measure because self-reported age data is unreliable for …

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Is Facebook Losing Teens?

The kids aren’t digging Facebook as much as they used to be. That’s the message that has been coming through the blogosphere, and finally, even kind of admitted by Facebook itself. Do you think Facebook is at risk of losing teens? Let us know in the comments. Facebook released its Q3 earnings this week. While there was plenty of positive …

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Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey

Despite claims from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that teens aren’t losing interest in the social network, a new study suggests that Twitter has become the most important network for teens as Facebook declines in popularity. The study comes from Piper Jaffray, who surveyed over 8,000 teens and found that Twitter is now, for the first time, the demographic’s go-to source …

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Facebook Now Lets Teens Post Publicly but Will Default Them to Only ‘Friends’

If you have a teenager (13-17) who’s on Facebook, you’ll probably want to listen up. Facebook is making some changes to what they call the “teen experience,” and it amounts to a couple significant alterations in teenagers’ audience on the network. Before today, those listed as under the age of 18 (the ones who haven’t lied and said they were …

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Facebook Pics Affect Teens’ Risky Behavior, Shows Study

Parents have been warning their children about the affects of peer pressure for decades now. However, the pressure teens today face on social media is a new phenomenon that parents largely don’t understand. New research is now showing that peer pressure via social media can be every bit as dangerous as the in-person kind. A new study published today in …

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Teens’ Music Distracts From Driving, Shows Study

Teen drivers are notorious for higher rates of vehicle accidents and higher insurance premiums. Though assumptions might blame inexperience for this trend, a new study has shown that teens’ music choices could be influencing these statistics. The study, to be published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, shows that teens who listen to their preferred music are more likely …

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LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one that involves dropping the age limit for new members and setting up special University Pages for students to use as …

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