Author: Craig Davis / Source: The Content Strategist Early social networks had life spans like house flies. Friendster enjoyed a brief run
Early social networks had life spans like house flies. Friendster enjoyed a brief run of glory before passing the torch to Myspace, which looked set to succeed for years but soon faded away.
Then Facebook came along. It grabbed the throne in the mid-2000s and didn’t let go. Thirteen years after its humble dorm-room beginnings, it has managed to stay relevant and powerful. But with newer social networks abounding, is it still the preferred choice of the public?
According to data from a February 2017 Sprout Social report, Facebook has had no trouble maintaining its grasp on older generations, as an overwhelming majority of Gen X and baby boomers favor the platform. While millennials also prefer it…