Still on Facebook, but Finding Less to Like

Perhaps a better question to ask is whether teenagers are crucial for Facebook to thrive. After all, shares of Twitter soared during the company’s first few days on the public markets. The company’s market capitalization is now almost $25 billion. And it was able to achieve that without a firm grasp on the teenage demographic.

Facebook must acknowledge that it’s a massive adult network and go after advertisers interested in marketing to those people. The older folks are the ones that have all the money anyway.

Oh, it also doesn’t hurt to have Instagram in your back pocket.

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.