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The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same

Written by: Christy Wise
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I became inspired to blog after reading a post on YPulse about “Youth Social Networking Fatigue”, which outlines why teens are falling out of love with Facebook and other social sites. One particular point made in the article refers to these communities not being “their space anymore”. This reminded me of a question that I recently posed on LinkedIn – which in short asks if having your parents on Facebook would deter you from continuing to participate in the network. I think that answer is a resounding yes. Teenagers are programmed to hate everything their parents do – and have since the first teenager walked the earth slightly hunched over. There are many technological advances that I wish I would have had as a teen, but social networking is not one of them. Continue reading