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Teens Getting Bored of Facebook
lexipixel




msg:4544295
 12:46 pm on Feb 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

I was reading an article in the Boston Herald about a father that paid his kid $200 to stay off Facebook until the end of the school year.

Is Facebook losing face?
[bostonherald.com...]

But, it seems like it was "easy money" for the kid -- she was already bored of Facebook.

..and it seems a lot of other people are too.

"...a new Pew Research Center report that says more than 60 percent of Facebook users have given up the site for weeks at a time because they’re bored, too."

 

jecasc




msg:4544298
 1:24 pm on Feb 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

What I have seen on Facebook so far is this: Many people are turning their life into a big lie.

Meaning many spend an awful lot of time pretending what a great life they have, when in reality they don't and it's average at best, wasting their time posting pictures of their instagram filtered lunch. Instagram is a pretty good sympbol what facebook has become to many. Take your everyday average life, put a filter on it and pretend it's great art. I mean: Why do people post: "Finally some time for myself, reading a book, enjoying the quiet." when in reality they sit at home alone and are bored to hell?

Probably many are getting exhausted from this constant pretending.

lucy24




msg:4544386
 11:27 pm on Feb 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

Answer A: You can pretty well count on the fingers of one hand the things teens do not get bored with... and none of those things were invented in our lifetime.

Answer B: Facebook and its relatives weren't really designed for people who get into things slowly and build up long-term commitments, were they?

SevenCubed




msg:4544388
 11:33 pm on Feb 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

You can pretty well count on the fingers of one hand the things teens do not get bored with... and none of those things were invented in our lifetime.

:))) That's just the perfectly natural desire of life longing for itself.

topr8




msg:4544469
 9:49 am on Feb 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

Answer A:


am i missing something i can only think of one thing teens don't get bored with.

mslina2002




msg:4544576
 4:51 pm on Feb 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

My teen daughter announced to me about 6 months ago that most of her facebook friends are now using twitter more.

My guess it's because of usability and access.

bwnbwn




msg:4544770
 1:18 am on Feb 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

teapartycommunity com was launched due to FB censoring post. Over 100k before launch tells ya more than kids are getting more than bored with FB

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