Parents Demand Safer Option to Facebook's Public Option for Teens

October 30, 2013

This month, Facebook, the most dominant social media network on the planet with nearly 1.2 billion members, relaxed its privacy settings rules to allow new teenage members to share their posted information with anyone on the Internet.

 This change affects teen users 13 to 17, a prime demographic for advertisers. Teens previously had been limited to sharing posts and photos only with their friends or friend networks. Now, they have the option of switching their settings so that whatever they share will be accessible by the general public. Facebook will warn teens that they are exposing their information to a wider audience, and the default settings will remain friends-only.

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