11/29/2012 08:43 am ET Updated Jan 29, 2013

For Children, A Lie On Facebook Has Consequences, Study Finds

The study, conducted by computer scientists at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, finds that in a given high school, a small portion of students who lie about their age to get a Facebook account can help a complete stranger collect sensitive information about a majority of their fellow students.

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