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Tag: "kids on facebook"

Smash or Pass – Another Reason Our Kids Deserve a Healthy Social Network

Smash or Pass – Another Reason Our Kids Deserve a Healthy Social Network

| March 9, 2011 | Comments (2)

The reasons for not allowing your child to have a Facebook account (or any adult social network for that matter) are actually pretty simple to understand. Facebook is a social network that was created by, and meant for adults. Facebook does not want children to join their network.  The content, the culture, and the privacy […]

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An Alternative To Being Your Child’s Friend on Facebook?

An Alternative To Being Your Child’s Friend on Facebook?

| January 20, 2011 | Comments (4)

Though I don’t agree with the reality of the situation, a lot of parents openly allow their children (12 and under) to create a Facebook profile. And though children technically aren’t permitted on the site according to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act  (COPPA) law and Facebook’s Terms of Use, it’s great to see that […]

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"Why Facebook Has It Wrong About Our Kids"

“Why Facebook Has It Wrong About Our Kids”

| September 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

There are a lot of really great Internet-safety blogs and websites out there for parents to take advantage of.  ChildrenOnline.org has always been personal favorite of mine.  Their monthly newsletter is always jam-packed with useful advice and the latest news, and this month is no exception as Marje Monroe and Doug Fodeman put together a lengthy—and very interesting—article about […]

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