Some of Facebook’s core users have told researchers that their enthusiasm is waning with each visit to the social network. They get increasingly annoyed when their friends share inane details or broadcast the trivial drama of their lives. Furthermore, keeping up with the daily discourse on Facebook is becoming a chore for some and a source of stress for others.
These are not the frustrations of thirtysomethings who’ve lost the social networking bug. It’s the perspective of teenagers—ostensibly, Facebook’s future.