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Is high-school Facebook use declining?

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The evidence is mixed.

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Issues and Analysis

Facebook popular with adults http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/11/11/social-media-update-2016/

Teens upped Facebook use in 2017 https://www.emarketer.com/Article/Survey-Finds-US-Teens-Upped-Daily-Facebook-Usage-2016/1015053

2015 -- massive drop in facebook use shown in study

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2014/10/08/teens-are-officially-over-facebook/?utm_term=.b02c8f4018b6

Facebook use declining among youngest teens, Snapchat rising http://www.cnbc.com/2016/10/13/snapchat-is-king-among-teens-as-facebook-declines-in-popularity-survey-shows.html

Facebook as "business tool" for teens - not fun http://www.businessinsider.com/how-teens-use-facebook-2016-9

Self-reported age is not reliable https://news.fastcompany.com/facebook-has-more-18-year-old-male-users-than-there-are-living-on-earth-today-4033035

From 2015, rumors of Fb's demise exaggerated http://www.adweek.com/digital/study-pew-research-center-teens-social-media-and-technology-overview-2015/

Teens love Facebook, hate blogging https://www.fastcompany.com/1536758/pew-survey-teens-love-facebook-hate-blogging-are-always-online-and-dont-use-twitter

From 2013, Teens cooling on Facebook http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/01/tech/social-media/facebook-teens/index.html


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