Contrary To Previous Reports, Facebook's Fine By Teens
A new survey finds that 71 percent of all teens between 13 and 17 used Facebook — a higher percentage than other social media sites such as Twitter and Instagram. The results depict a 180 from previous years when reports were cropping up on how teens were supposedly leaving Facebook in droves. As for what site teens are using most often, Facebook came in on top again at 41 percent, more than double Instagram, which came in second.
Class discussion: How many students in your class use social media? Which site do they use most? How do your results compare with this survey? The results of this new poll are drastically different from earlier surveys. Why? How reliable are opinion polls? How well have they predicted election outcomes? What makes some surveys so much better than others?
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