Commonsense Media had an interesting item in its newsletter, connecting the downward trend of young people on Facebook and wondering where kids will go. The piece begins by reminding of the rage of MySpace (I do remember) and how teens realized that once their parents were there, it wasn’t the place to be anymore. Commonsense then suggests a list of 11 sites that young people are moving (or may be moving) towards in digital lives “after Facebook.”
Here’s what they have as social spaces and apps where kids are shifting to:
So, I know about half of them and other half, I was like … Oovoo? What the heck? Which is the point, right? But we (as parents, as teachers) need to be aware of these possibilities.
Where else do you see your kids/students migrating?
Peace (in the space),