Facebook has been hijacked by the grey army and teens are deserting it. Ruby Karp is a 13 year old teen living in New York. She writes: All of my friends have social networks — Instagram, Snapchat etc. Facebook used to be all I could talk about when I was younger. “Mum, I want a Facebook!” and other whining only a mother could put up with.
But now, at 13, I’ve been noticing something different. Facebook is losing teens lately, and I think I know why.
Part of the reason Facebook is losing my generation’s attention is the fact that there are other networks now. When I was 10, I wasn’t old enough to have a Facebook. But a magical thing called Instagram had just come out … and our parents had no idea there was an age limit. Rapidly, all my friends got Instagrams……….
Read more: I’m 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook.