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Teens migrating away from Facebook

It used to be easy to keep up with your kids social lives, just go to Facebook, but not anymore.

Jeff Rushton has been studying social media since the mid-90's. He says 94% of kids still have a Facebook account but they aren't into it.

Much of this has to do with the way it looks. Rushton says kids like the flash and fewer words. About 30% of teens are on Twitter and many go to Instagram.

Social networks don't stay "in" for long, the average attraction is 6 years. Rushton says Facebook has lasted a lot longer because so many people are on it.

While it is a good idea to follow your kids on social media you also need to have a conversation in person about what's taking place.

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