Underage friends

The title of this post is a subhead in an article from the June issue of Consumer Reports.  The entire article points to a troubling trend:  tween activity on Facebook. (link to summary below)

This report validates what observers have widely noted:  preteens can (and do) easily slip through Facebook age restrictions.

The statistics might shock some parents, but if that’s the only impact, we will have missed the important point.

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2011/june/electronics-computers/state-of-the-net/facebook-concerns/index.htm

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