Since 2006, blogging has fallen among teens and young adults while simultaneously rising among older adults. As the tools and technology embedded in social networking websites change, and use of the sites continues to grow, youth may be exchanging ‘macro-blogging' for micro-blogging with status updates.
Blogging has declined in popularity among both teens and young adults since 2006. Blog commenting has also fallen among teens.
While blogging among adults as a whole has remained steady, the prevalence of blogging within specific age groups has changed dramatically in recent years. Specifically, a sharp decline in blogging by young adults has been tempered by a corresponding increase in blogging among older adults.
Read the full report Social Media and Young Adults on the Pew Internet & American Life Project' Web site.