Twitter overtakes Facebook among US teens: Survey
NEW YORK (AFP) - Twitter has overtaken Facebook as the most popular social network among US teens, according to a new survey.
The study by the financial firm Piper Jaffray found Twitter was preferred by 26 per cent of adolescents while Facebook and its recently acquired unit Instagram were each chosen by 23 per cent.
It found that Twitter, Facebook and Instagram remained well ahead of other social networks used by teens.
Just 4 per cent of teens preferred Tumblr, unchanged from earlier this year, and 3 per cent named Google+, down from 5 per cent.