According to COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, a user must be at least 13 years old to sign up for a website that collects personal information. Why is it then that 38% of the kids on Facebook are under 13?
Parents are actually breaking the law when they approve of their ‘tween or kindergartner having a Facebook account.
Despite the fact that 74% of parents are concerned about their child’s safety on Facebook, why are there millions of children on Facebook?
Does your child have a Facebook account? Do you have their password? At what age do you think children should be allowed to start using social media? Chime in below.