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April 26, 2011

Many under-13s ‘using Facebook’

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:26 am

by the BBC

Almost half of British children aged 9 to 12 are using social networking sites, despite minimum age limits, a report claims. One in five has a Facebook page, even though rules say they must be 13, according to EUKidsOnline. The report’s authors suggest that removing such requirements would make it easier to monitor online behaviour. However, children’s charity Kidscape criticised the idea and warned it would lead to more cyber bullying.

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