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Kids on Facebook – privacy first!

The fact that kids under 14 are not allowed to join Facebook does not mean they are not present on the network. They often appear in image galleries published by their proud parents and they are sometimes even shared not only with “friends” but with larger audiences. Just recently, the Californian Social Media giant has even made it possible for … Continue reading

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“Facebook-parties” – a few clicks between fun and drama!

Invitations via Facebook have lead to escalating parties in various countries over the last few months, mostly because the hosts had forgotten to make the event private. In some instances, several thousands of people had accepted the invitation, leading to massive police operations in residential areas and cordoned-off neighbourhoods. In early June, a girl by the name of Thessa in Hamburg, Germany, wanted to celebrate her 16th birthday – she went into hiding after 1,600 revellers arrived in her neighbourhood. Continue reading

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