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YouTube overtakes Facebook as most favourite site among teens

Last Updated: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 10:55

Washington: YouTube is overtaking Facebook as the most favourite site among teenagers, a survey has found.

The Futures Company, a research consultancy, interviewed 4,014 teens and found that the most popular site among young people was YouTube.

Nearly 50 percent of teens cited YouTube as their favorite site versus 45.2 percent who favoured Facebook, Mashable reports.

Others on the list include Amazon (27.8 percent), Google (25 percent), Twitter (19.5 percent), Yahoo (12.1 percent), eBay (10.7 percent) and Tumblr (12.3 percent).

Facebook is still the most popular website with twenty somethings at 55 percent, followed by Amazon (37.5 percent).

The report shows modest growth for Twitter among the 12 to 29 group with 16.5 percent naming it as their favorite website vs. 14.1 percent last year.

Facebook's overall numbers went from 57.6 percent to 51.7 percent.

First Published: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 10:55
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