73% of teens in the U.S. still use Facebook according to new study

Facebook will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Tuesday, and although some younger users are abandoning the social network, usage across all age demographics remains strong. But it’s clear that users’ relationships with the site are evolving. According to the Pew Research Center, 57% of all adults and 73% of those ages 12 to 17 in the United States use Facebook. Its use among adults is growing, too: 64% of Facebook users visit the site on a daily basis, up from 51% of users in 2010.

Facebook turns 10 tomorrow and reaches that milestone as the dominant social networking platform, used by 57% of all adults and 73% of all those ages 12-17.  Adult Facebook use is intensifying: 64% of Facebook users visit the site on a daily basis, up from 51% of users who were daily users in 2010. Among teens, the total number of users remains high, according to Pew Research Center surveys, and they are not abandoning the site. But focus group interviews suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving. New Pew Research Center survey findings show how people are using Facebook and what they like and dislike about the site.

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