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Kids Under 13 on Facebook? Not So Fast!

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 08.05.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

Just as our kids have to wait to be the right age to drive, drink and vote, let's help them understand that in today's world, they also have to wait to be the right age to use Facebook.

Letting Children Under 13 On Facebook Could Make Them Safer

Larry Magid | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

The best and safest strategy would be to provide younger children with a safe, secure and private experience that allows them to interact with verified friends and family members without having to lie about their age.

Shocking Child Porn Pages Reportedly Found On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.08.2012 | Technology

While many people have used Facebook to do some good, a small portion of the service's 901 million diverse users has been using the social network to ...

STUDY: Millions Of Facebook Users Are Underage, Unsupervised

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Though Facebook's user policy prohibits children under the age of 13 from using the social network, the presence of underage children is a growing pro...

Facebook Bans 20,000 Underage Users Every Day

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook's privacy policy states that users must be at least 13 years old to create an account. Nevertheless, scores of underage users allegedly skirt...

Facebook Unveils Child Safety 'Panic Button'

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LONDON — Following controversy and requests for a child safety "panic button," Facebook is launching an application to allow young British users to ...

Facebook Must Install Panic, Says Child Safety Chief

Telegraph | Published: 6:30AM BST 13 Apr 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook has been told it must "turn words into action" following a meeting over the site's refusal to install a child safety "panic" button. ...

John Forehand: Man 'Asked Teen Daughter For Sex On Facebook' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

See photos and video below A Pennsylvania father has been arrested for allegedly asking his teen daughter for sex over Facebook. John Forehand, 39,...