Linkedin for kids

LinkedIn for kids: smart move or just plain creepy?

Professional networking site LinkedIn announced this week that it’s lowering the age limit for signing up from the current 18. From September 12th, in most parts of the world you’ll be able to get an account on your 13th birthday, although teens in some countries will have to wait a year or more. Cue shock, […]

Kids on Facebook

Is it time to rethink kids on Facebook?

Recently, some familiar faces have been showing up in my ‘People You May Know’ list on Facebook. No problem with that, except that they’re friends of my son. And he’s 10. A quick, highly unscientific review reveals that at least a quarter of his classmates have accounts. They’re not alone: a survey by Minor Monitor […]