9 Things to Tell Your 9 Year Old About Facebook

»Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Facebook, Kids | 0 comments

Posted by Harry   Guess what the dinner topic was at our house last night?  It started with “but all of my friends have Facebook pages!” and went on from there.  And while this conversation may be easier than having to explain about sex, many parents (including us) struggle with when and in what sequence you should allow your child’s use of social media.  Here are nine things to think about before letting them set up a Facebook page. 1.You are off the hook for a while, Facebook licensing requires that users be at least 13 years old.  You get to say no, and it’s not your fault! 2.Educate your child on what being on-line means; real names, locations, email addresses, get togethers and in-person meetings are out.  Explain how contact information...

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