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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 ...

So-called Facebook 'Panic Button' is about Engagement, not Panic

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

The big difference between this solution and what was first proposed is that the "button" is optional. It's really an application that helps the U.K's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre build its brand on Facebook.

Facebook Safety Center Unveiled,

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Facebook is unveiling a revamped internal site designed to help people stay safe while surfing online. Facebook's "Safety Center...

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. ...

Facebook 'Panic Button' KILLED: Site Won't Install Report Child Predators

switched.com | By Amar Toor — Mar 19th 2010 at 1:50PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After a 33-year-old U.K. man brutally raped and murdered a 17-year-old girl he met on Facebook, many demanded that the social networking site do more ...