How Young is Too Young (for Facebook)?

Free happy smiling baby face stock photo Creative Commons
The New York Times Magazine discussed an article by Consumer Reports which raised the issue of how young people can be – before Facebook allows them to begin sharing with unknown audiences.

The problem, according to the NY Times article, is that Facebook is lobbying for fairly loose standards regarding privacy. We are not used to thinking of new media companies as lobbyists, focusing on maximizing their profits, but it is time that we did.

There are no comments

Add yours