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Survey Says: Facebook Over MySpace

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Social networking site Facebook is fast becoming the place to be for 17-to-25-year-olds according to a recent quarterly survey by Youth Trends. Close to 70 percent of females ages 17-25 say Facebook is their first site of choice.

 MySpace trailed with 38 percent of females preferring the site and 22 percent favoring YouTube.

 ”Although we heard some rumblings anecdotally and from some of our more hyper communicative panelists that Facebook reached a pinnacle,” said Josh Weil of Youth Trends, “the results of this report say otherwise.”

The Youth Trends survey is conducted quarterly and the previous quarter was the first time that Facebook was the most popular site with both men and women. Over half of the men surveyed (56%) preferred Facebook while YouTube was a distant second at 19 percent.

For the first time the survey found two blogs in the females top 10 list. Pink is the New Blog and What Would Tyler Durden Do? Both blogs focus on gossip and entertainment which Mr. Weil says

Survey Says: Facebook Over MySpace
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