Children of FacebookBy: Kyle MillerImage via West McGowan
Facebook is a popular social networkingsite that has 1.1 billion users as ofMay 1st, 2013Source: Jonathan Espinosa, Facebo...
At the age of 13,it is legal for anindividual to ownand operate aFacebook accountImage via birgerking
HoweverImage via Caroline Bach
In 2011, it was claimed 7.5 millionmembers of Facebook were underageImage via James EmerySource: 2011 Consumer Reports sur...
Of these 7.5 million, two-thirds wereunder 10 years oldImage via Tom Hickmore
“Children learn to lie about their age”- Journalism professor Jeff JarvisSource: Kevin Makice, “Coming of Age in the Digit...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, thinks kids under theage of 13 should be allowed on Facebook.Source: Michal Lev-Ram, “Zucker...
“My philosophy is that for education you need tostart at a really, really young age.”- Mark ZuckerbergImage via Tim Fields...
“No matter what age is chosen, there’s not a magical eventthat happens on that birthday that makes the child suddenlyolder...
“Wed take a lot of precautions to make surethat they [younger kids] are safe.”- Mark ZuckerbergImage via Oregon Department...
These children are sharing personalinformation with internet predators,and can be easily be victim tocyber bullying and id...
Some parents however, are taking actionand are keeping track of their child’sFacebookImage via William Neuheisel
“I think it is fine for parents to checkon their childs Facebook page”- Mental healththerapist, Diana BarkmanImage via Mik...
More than40% ofparentslook attheir kidsFacebookpage everyday.Source: McClatchy, “Half of parents keep track of kids on Fac...
“I am on Facebook for my own personal reasons, not to spy.The only way to really know what they are doing is to haveperson...
Perhaps these parents are taking extreme measuresto protect their children.And instead, could choose to inform their child...
Despite the best efforts of parents,underage children are still creating social media accounts and sharingpersonal informa...
Which poses the question…Image via Bilal Kamoon
Should parents really have to regulate their child’saccount?Or should the age limit of Facebookand other social media site...
CreditsAll images are licensed under theCreative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0agreement, and sourced fromFlickr
References• http://expandedramblings.com/index.php/resource-how-many-people-use-the-top-social-media/• http://www.tampabay...
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    1. 1. Children of FacebookBy: Kyle MillerImage via West McGowan
    2. 2. Facebook is a popular social networkingsite that has 1.1 billion users as ofMay 1st, 2013Source: Jonathan Espinosa, Facebook grows to 1.1B MAU in Q1 2013, mobile up 124 percent year-over-yearImage via James Cridland
    3. 3. At the age of 13,it is legal for anindividual to ownand operate aFacebook accountImage via birgerking
    4. 4. HoweverImage via Caroline Bach
    5. 5. In 2011, it was claimed 7.5 millionmembers of Facebook were underageImage via James EmerySource: 2011 Consumer Reports survey
    6. 6. Of these 7.5 million, two-thirds wereunder 10 years oldImage via Tom Hickmore
    7. 7. “Children learn to lie about their age”- Journalism professor Jeff JarvisSource: Kevin Makice, “Coming of Age in the Digital Age”Iamge via D. Sharon Pruitt
    8. 8. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, thinks kids under theage of 13 should be allowed on Facebook.Source: Michal Lev-Ram, “Zuckerberg: Kids under 13 should be allowed on Facebook”Image via Jakob Steinschaden
    9. 9. “My philosophy is that for education you need tostart at a really, really young age.”- Mark ZuckerbergImage via Tim FieldsSource: Michal Lev-Ram, “Zuckerberg: Kids under 13 should be allowed on Facebook”
    10. 10. “No matter what age is chosen, there’s not a magical eventthat happens on that birthday that makes the child suddenlyolder and more mature.” - Microsoft researcher Danah BoydImage via Cristiano BettaSource: Kevin Makice, “Coming of Age in the Digital Age”
    11. 11. “Wed take a lot of precautions to make surethat they [younger kids] are safe.”- Mark ZuckerbergImage via Oregon Department of TransportationSource: Michal Lev-Ram, “Zuckerberg: Kids under 13 should be allowed on Facebook”
    12. 12. These children are sharing personalinformation with internet predators,and can be easily be victim tocyber bullying and identity theft.Image via Matt Cunnelly
    13. 13. Some parents however, are taking actionand are keeping track of their child’sFacebookImage via William Neuheisel
    14. 14. “I think it is fine for parents to checkon their childs Facebook page”- Mental healththerapist, Diana BarkmanImage via Mikko LuntialaSource: McClatchy, “Half of parents keep track of kids on Facebook. Should you?”
    15. 15. More than40% ofparentslook attheir kidsFacebookpage everyday.Source: McClatchy, “Half of parents keep track of kids on Facebook. Should you?”Image via Mikael Altemark
    16. 16. “I am on Facebook for my own personal reasons, not to spy.The only way to really know what they are doing is to havepersonal access” – Facebook momSource: McClatchy, “Half of parents keep track of kids on Facebook. Should you?”Image via Anonymous9000
    17. 17. Perhaps these parents are taking extreme measuresto protect their children.And instead, could choose to inform their childrenof safe internet practices and how to avoidpotential dangers.Image via Tanja Van Den Berg-Niggendijker
    18. 18. Despite the best efforts of parents,underage children are still creating social media accounts and sharingpersonal information which is easily exploitableImage via Thoth God of Knowledge
    19. 19. Which poses the question…Image via Bilal Kamoon
    20. 20. Should parents really have to regulate their child’saccount?Or should the age limit of Facebookand other social media sites be enforced more strictly?Image via Catherine D
    21. 21. CreditsAll images are licensed under theCreative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0agreement, and sourced fromFlickr
    22. 22. References• http://expandedramblings.com/index.php/resource-how-many-people-use-the-top-social-media/• http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/personalfinance/half-of-parents-keep-track-of-kids-on-facebook-should-you/2119252• http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2011/05/20/zuckerberg-kids-under-13-should-be-allowed-on-facebook/• http://www.thestar.com/business/tech_news/2013/04/05/facebook_fatigue_and_the_aging_social_network.html• http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2013/02/coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age

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