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Is the decline a trend towards the norm or a trend towards abandonment;.
These trends and hype appear to lead to adoption which more often than not is greater than the average daily use over a longer period. A decline now might just be a tendency towards the normal daily usage and that number is one which will be interesting to see; if this is the case.
Personally I dont play Pokemon GO; im not interested in the game but my kids both play and have an interest and I can get them out for a long walk with the excuse they can play their game.
IMO it's because higher education has become an industry, more focussed on making money than in educating people, and the Government are complicit in building and supporting that industry via education policy.
Higher Education (with the exception of the rich Etonians) used to be for exceptional people. There have always been challenges making it available and accessible for everyone, But "making it accessible for everyone" has morphed into "everyone should do it".
The result is we have devalued degrees: it used to be you earned a degree; these days you can pretty much buy one.
The result is there aren't many opportunities for those without a degree as even relatively basic jobs are now asking for a degree qualification (or at least you are likely to be competing for it with others who have degrees). And that further pushes people towards doing pointless degrees.
It's also led to a society more embroiled in debt.
IMO was need to move towards having more entry-level positions for school leavers with on-the-job training, and part time upskilling. This used to work very successfully in the past before we let commercial education companies hold our children to ransom.