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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

3 Social Networks You’ve Never Heard of Until Today

We’ve all heard of the major social media networks, but what other networks exist out there and which audiences are using them? We’ll take a look at three relatively unknown social networks that are trying to become the next Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Continue reading 3 Social Networks You’ve Never Heard of Until Today