Why Teens are Leaving Facebook (and What They are Using Instead)

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/why-teens-are-leaving-facebook/

Back in late 2014, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that Facebook was continuing to lose popularity among teens. That trend continues today. In fact, it’s been dropping since 2012. During that year, 95% of teens had a Facebook account, but so far in 2017, only 85% of teens use Facebook. Is Facebook dying? Why are teens leaving, and where are they going? The answers may surprise you. Is Facebook Dying? The Reasons Teens are Leaving Facebook Believe it or not, children give some of the same answers as adults when asked why they’re leaving Facebook. They don’t trust it. Only about 9% of…