7.5 Million Facebook Users Are Under 13 Years Old

More than 7.5 million people who have used Facebook in the past year are younger than 13 years of age. More than one million children have been harassed or threatened on the website, according to a survey by the U.S. magazine Consumer Reports.

Parents of children under ten years, seems like they generally are not concerned about their children’s use of the site.

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fatstarr2597d ago

This is really bad... a third of facebooks users are under 13 sigh they should have kept the site 17+. kids today are gonna have problems because of this

Cat2597d ago (Edited 2597d ago )

I wonder what this is based on - if it's just profiles I have a bunch of weird, should-be-shunned friends that create pages for their newborns and toddlers. Yeah, I know.

"Hey, Daniel, umm... just as an FYI your infant is friending me on FaceBook. Might wanna keep an eye on that."

And WHAT is that kitten up to in that story image?!?! No good, I say!

Speed-Racer2597d ago

I work in a high school and the sad thing is that some of the girls who are 12 years old are posting more raunchy pictures than some of my friends who are 20+ years old :/