Why People Use Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and MyYearbook

MyYearbook conducted a survey of users of Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and myYearbook, asking why they used the various services. The company provided 12 options and asked the user to pick the three that mattered most to them.  The top reasons for using Twitter–update status, follow celebs, stay current and friends I know–are clearly differentiated from Facebook’s top 4–friends I know, meet people, update status and share photos, while MySpace users cite reasons that are very similar to Facebook’s.  The top reason for using MyYearbook is to meet people, followed by flirt.

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