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Are Facebook & Other Social Media Replacing the Yearbook?

High school yearbook sales are down in Houston schools. Some say it’s sites like Facebook or just the fact that books are not as relevant to kids since they can keep their memories in virtual interactive photo albums. Others believe it has to do with demographics.

“They all want them, but it’s like, who’s got $60?” Miller said of yearbooks. “They would rather go buy their tennis shoes or buy a grill for their mouth or something. A book is not as significant today to a child.”

-Lisa Schwartz, a manager at the Houston office of Taylor Publishing

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