In recent times, teens are setting aside large traditional social networks and are using more messaging applications to stay in touch with friends. The very Facebook, the most used social network in the world, has recognized. They are losing the battle.

This month, Facebook, in releasing its analysis of results, confessed that he saw a “decrease of daily users, especially among adolescents.” In addition, of course, this has drawn attention. In an age where social networking in general and Facebook in particular, are the panacea of communication, it is strange that they have competence.

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In addition, have. Messaging applications are sharply increasing in the world, and this has caused a decline in the use of social networks. L has been key to messaging applications that have managed to become social networks, but more private. That is, with the creation of apps like WhatsApps groups have joined the privacy of text messages with the sociability of Facebook. In addition, it seems like more.

Causes

The first great cause, as mentioned above, the decline in the use of social networking with regard to messaging apps, is privacy. However, the key to understanding why teens have been the first to leave Facebook has been the popularization of this network from the previous generation, ie parents, grandparents, etc…

This has to seek another way to socialize, more private, away from their parents, but also from distant friends or just acquaintances. WhatsApps, Line, Snapchat, let you communicate with people you meet in real life as it is need the phone number, which also contradicts current maximum that indicates that young people today are much less social in the physical world.

In fact, Snapchat, the instant messaging application to send pictures, which are then automatically deleted, is growing in number of users under 25, because they can share images then not leave a mark.

As seen, although it seems otherwise, the new generations are very concerned about privacy and Facebook lately is letting them.