For younger generations Facebook has been about fun. They connect with friends, share photos and make plans for the weekend. For some of the older generations it’s a way to find your high school friends and keep tabs on your kids. This article suggests that Facebook may become the new largest news reader compared with others like Google Reader.
Shocked? You shouldn’t be. 65 percent of young adults use social networking sites compared to 55 percent in 2008 and much of that is Facebook. They aren’t just keeping in touch with friends anymore. This is where they shop, search and most importantly get information. So do yourself a favor and learn to use and love Facebook for all it’s worth.
Check out this article in USAtoday for even more information.