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[FDN] 25% of 18 to 29 year-olds say their social media use has declined

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A quarter of 18 to 29 year olds admit their use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube has decreased, says Gartner.

According to the research firm, many of those that were using social network less than when they first assigned up claimed it was because they were "bored" with the sites, leading Gartner to suggest some web users are suffering from showing "social media fatigue".
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To be fair i haven't been going on Facebook as much any more it just bores the hell out of me.
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post #2 of 39
19 here. I completely agree with this.
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post #3 of 39
The fact that the phrase "Social Media Fatigue" needed to be coined is pathetic in its own right.

I still use Facebook. My overall usage has declined, but I still use it for sharing pictures of the kids with family and friends as well as keeping in touch with people. I know its a bit impersonal, but with me sleeping during the day and working all night, my schedule is a bit off from the the rest of my friends and family
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post #4 of 39
Extremely unscientific pole. The amount of site traffic, page hits, and unique IPs of social networking sites is a much more meaningful benchmark. A rather pointless article meant to spark meaningless babel about social networking and peoples opinions about it.

Honestly this is an opinion piece based on dubious data, not any kind of journalism.
post #5 of 39
25% percent has decline....meaning that 75% has stabilized or INcreased?
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post #6 of 39
25% of the users out of 100% total, have begun using the media services less.

I think primarily its boredom, lack of creative and fresh ideas, advertising, make that bad advertising. Too many people trying to profit from it = crap.
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post #7 of 39
I use facebook a lot just because I don't have a cell phone and its my only means of contacting my girlfriend. So not really the case for me, I'm in the majority
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I hardly use facebook anymore. Got tired of every single game and its annoying posts
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I'm glad that I've never used Facebook and when I had myspace, I just had it because people would use it as an email program, than actually just emailing me.
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fatigue?......it's called getting over it ......every "new" thing eventually becomes "old"
    
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