Twitter more popular than Facebook amongst Teens

While Facebook make still be the largest social network in terms of numbers with over one billion users and counting, the younger generation prefers alternative social networks over Facebook

A new study by Piper Jaffray shows that teenagers preferred choices when it comes to social networking are Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, in that order, with Facebook coming fourth with only 15 percent of surveyed teens choosing it as their preferred social network

Instagram, which funnily enough is owned by Facebook, ranks as the top social network for teens with 33 percent of teens calling it their favourite social network. Twitter isn't too far behind with 20 percent, and Snapchat with 19 percent.

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