Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter — Quartz


Not putting it on Facebook. (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)
Not putting it on Facebook. (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)

Today, however, the newest data increasingly support the idea that young people are actually transitioning out of using what we might term broadcast social media—like Facebook and Twitter—and switching instead to using narrowcast tools—like Messenger or Snapchat. Instead of posting generic and sanitized updates for all to see, they are sharing their transient goofy selfies and blow-by-blow descriptions of class with only their closest friends.

Source: Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter — Quartz

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