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Facebook is 'dead and buried' for young people: Study

"What we've learned from working with 16 to 18-year-olds in the UK is that Facebook is not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried," said Miller.

Teens abandoning Facebook due to 'Levi's Effect'

Social media expert Michael McQueen, in what is described as the 'Levi's Effect', said teenagers were abandoning Facebook for other social networks such as Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

Teens flocking to Twitter as Facebook enthusiasm fades: Study

The new report from the Pew Research Centre in America showed that teenagers “have waning enthusiasm” for Facebook, and increasingly seen as a burden.