• Facebook launches Youth Portal to educate teens on the platform, how their data is being used

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    There's probably an important gap in attention being paid at internet companies to young kids that are good targets for parental controls and older ones who are having to learn to use the internet in a responsible way on their own.
    Today, Facebook is releasing a new Youth Portal that offers some guidance to teens on how to navigate the service, how to stay secure, while also helping them understand how their data is used. Facebook says that that they began showing tips for teens in the newsfeed earlier this month related to some of these topics.
    While many of the sections in the portal are...
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  • Facebook Creates Youth Portal to Give Teens Tips About Using Its Service

    Facebook Creates Youth Portal to Give Teens Tips About Using Its Service

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Facebook has created an online resource center for teenagers to learn tips and tricks for using the social networking service.
    On Monday, the technology giant debuted the Youth Portal, intended for teens to better understand how to control their Facebook settings, like determining who is allowed to see certain posts, as well as learning how other teenagers use Facebook to raise awareness about humanitarian issues.
    Facebook said that it consulted with an unspecified number of teenagers in the U.S., Italy, the United Kingdom, and Brazil in designing the new site.
    Some of the information that...
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