Study: Facebook is Doomed

Princeton studies liken Facebook to a plague, which too shall pass.

By Chris Roberts
|  Friday, Jan 24, 2014  |  Updated 7:48 PM PDT
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Mark Zuckerberg Rings Facebook's Bell

Get it while you still care.

Click all the likes and post annoying content to all the walls -- while you still can.

In less than four years, you'll be gone -- from Facebook.

A study conducted by a pair of Princeton Ph.D. candidates predicts that America's favorite social network is in the beginnings of an "abandonment phase" that will see 80 percent of its "peal use base" flee by 2017, according to reports.

That's on top of all the teenagers sent packing by your baby and food photos.

Facebook is like a disease, according to the study, which means that it will spread -- and then be eradicated.

The study has yet to be peer-reviewed, and it has its skeptics within the tech world, according to reports.

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