Despite terms of service that prevent children under the age of 13 to sign up for Facebook and pressure from the government, parents are helping their underage kids sign up for the social network. 76% of the parents surveyed assisted in creating an account and 82% knew when their underage child signed up. Facebook regularly deletes underage profiles and the government’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act is aiming to prevent access. Read the full article at WSJ.com

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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