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Age Restrictions for Top Social Media Sites

 

Every wonder what the age restrictions are for the top social media sites in the world? Surely, these sites, which often host sensitive content and conversations, are all 18+, right? Think again. Most of them are essentially targeted to eighth graders, ages 13 and up. Why 13? The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) was established to product children’s information and has deemed that an appropriate age for collecting data, but it seems pretty young for someone who could very easily find a slew of inappropriate content in a matter of seconds on these sites. Continue reading Age Restrictions for Top Social Media Sites

Is My Teen Using SnapChat?

Probably. The most recent statistics says that 34% of teens are using Snapchat with more than 8,796 photos being shared every second and 5% of all selfies being attributed to the service. Phew.

You probably have a lot of questions about SnapChat. What is it? Why do teens use it? Is it safe? We’re happy to take a few minutes to help answer these questions for you. Continue reading Is My Teen Using SnapChat?