Daily Fluff: Survey shows kittens are ditching Facebook

"The younger generations are moving to newer networks like Instagram and Snapchat," according to TechBomb.

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Published Oct 8, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 4:45 am CDT

A new survey from Gartner confirms what analysts and social media aficionados have suspected for some time — that young cats no longer find Facebook cool.

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Gartner polled 1,400 kittens about their online habits, and 80% of respondents noted that they check Facebook less than once per week. 10% have deleted their accounts altogether.

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“The younger generations are moving to newer networks like Instagram and Snapchat,” says Thom Phillips, a writer for the blog TechBomb. “Most kittens know their mom is on Facebook. It’s not a discreet place to socialize with friends. Also, most kittens get online exclusively through smartphones, and Facebook’s mobile apps are notably lacking.”

Via Sarah Ross.

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*First Published: Oct 8, 2013, 10:08 am CDT