There’s probably an important gap in attention being paid at internet companies to young kids that are good targets for parental controls and older ones who are having to learn to use the internet in a responsible way on their own.
Today, Facebook is releasing a new Youth Portal that offers some guidance to teens on how to navigate the service, how to stay secure, while also helping them understand how their data is used. Facebook says that that they began showing tips for teens in the newsfeed earlier this month related to some of these topics. Read More
- Education: Information on how to get the most out of products like Pages, Groups, Events, and Profile, while staying safe. Plus, information on the types of data Facebook collects and how we use it
- Peer Voices: First person accounts from teens around the world about how they are using technology in new and creative ways
- Ways to control your experience: Tips on things like security, reporting content, and deciding who can see what you share
- Advice: What to do if you need a social media break, and some guidelines for how to get the most out of the internet
Find your people. Connect with your interests. Create cool stuff. Facebook has the tools to make it all happen. These are the most important places to start. learn More