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Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018
YouTube is the preferred platform of today’s teens - The Verge
Skip to Content. Join Common Sense Media Plus for timely advice from a community of parents like you. At any one time, there are thousands of gamers broadcasting themselves playing games on the main YouTube channel as well as on YouTube Gaming. Gamers can live-stream themselves narrating their way through games, post videos of Let's Plays recordings of them playing games , and much, much more. It may not make much sense to parents, but live-streaming and Let's Plays attract serious fans. Enthusiasts gather to watch, chat, pick up tips, and enjoy the game -- not unlike other spectator sports. Even though it seems like a solitary activity, watching others play the games you love is a form of social interaction.
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In the half-yearly report of Taking Stock with Teens Survey , it was revealed that on average, teens said they use Netflix for 38 percent of their daily video consumption. That percentage has barely dropped from 39 percent as recorded in April YouTube, on the other hand, is the second most preferred platform among the US teens, and it is only gaining popularity among them. YouTube has steadily increased in teen viewing percentage since , rising from