6 new facts about Facebook

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Facebook turned 10 and reached a significant milestone as the dominant social networking platform, used by 57 percent of all American adults and 73 percent of all those ages 12-17.  And adult Facebook use is intensifying: 64 percent of Facebook users visit the site on a daily basis, up from 51 percent of users who were daily users in 2010. Among teens, the total number of users remains high, according to Pew Research Center surveys, and they are not abandoning the site. But focus group interviews suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.

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