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YouTube overtakes Facebook as most favourite site among teens

YouTube is overtaking Facebook as the most favourite site among teenagers, a survey has found.

business Updated: Nov 06, 2013 13:57 IST

YouTube is overtaking Facebook as the most favourite site among teenagers, a survey has found.



The Futures Company, a research consultancy, interviewed 4,014 teens and found that the most popular site among young people was YouTube.

Nearly 50 % of teens cited YouTube as their favorite site versus 45.2 % who favoured Facebook, Mashable reports.

Others on the list include Amazon (27.8 %), Google (25 %), Twitter (19.5 %), Yahoo (12.1 %), eBay (10.7 %) and Tumblr (12.3 %).

Facebook is still the most popular website with twenty somethings at 55 %, followed by Amazon (37.5 %).

The report shows modest growth for Twitter among the 12 to 29 group with 16.5 % naming it as their favorite website vs. 14.1 % last year.

Facebook's overall numbers went from 57.6 % to 51.7 %.