Monitored at first until you finally let them go by themselves. Just like driving a car. I am suprised my daughter even knows what the numbers on her phone are for! As you browse through the site, the links you follow will take you to stories as they appeared in their original context, whether from ABC News, a TV program or a radio interview. People under the age of 18 have their precious phones and school to organize after school activities. Side-stepping the age limit is facile:
I can get easily inspired by those. Not to mention, many children ignore and stalk each other. Does a private company have the right to regulate its content? I feel a far better, longer term approach would be for parents and children to be overall better educated about Facebook: See also Related Story: Report this Argument Pro I know about children under the age of You Are Here All Topics.
Debate Topic: Social Media Should Be Banned For Children Under The Age Of 18 |
Do you keep up to date with all the changes that Facebook tor with its privacy settings? Unfortunately I suspect that most parents in Australia don’t even know that Facebook is restricted for under 13 year olds, let alone know about the privacy settings and how to set them up.
Side-stepping the age limit is facile: Social media stops children from connecting with people in person and developing those important social skills. Did Neville Chamberlain and Henry Ford? Did you know that over 5 million kids under the age of 10 are on Face book. Are men more interested in sex than women?
But again, as my previous post suggests, it appears that many parents are simply not taking responsibility for their children’s online behavior. No one would have thought it would be starting that young but hey it is.
Social Media Should Be Banned For Children Under The Age Of 18
There is too much sex and violence on face book. New to Old Created: Why do teens that see each other on a daily basis still find the need to communicate on a computer??? Social networks are now tied very much to many young people’s entire social standing and self esteem. Finally, from my point of view social network sites e.
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Should children under the age of 18 be allowed to use Facebook? |
I use it to keep in touch with friends and family overseas or in other states. However, it very much depends on the family circumstances and the parental relationships with the child, as to whether this openness and trust is achievable. This can be partly due to schools not publicizing the constant stream of incidents. Also I could not really read cons round two.
The fact that the future is going to be full of only connecting over the screen is even a better reason that social media should be banned for children under the age of This should not be a problem.
Social media can introduce people to new experiences bahned as the Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus. I have heard about a lot of girls that have psychological problems or tried to kill themselves just because of Facebook!! Report this Argument Pro Social media should be banned for children under the age of Because Facebook is so widely available, its members should be screened by age, at the very least.
Children under the age of 18 already have plenty of 18x skills and don’t need anymore. Also, not being on it can mean that your child feels excluded from conversations in the school yard.
She writes about cyber safety issues, social networks and all things geeky on her website digitalbreezes. Also its good for meeting up for hook banneed and parties. I have read countless stories about children who’s lives have been destroyed and even have committed suicide because of social networking.
Parents are ultimately responsible for their children safety. All Facebook does is give them another reason to avoid doing anything. Actions Email Print Share Tweet.
Everybody tries to publish the most extraordinary thing in order to make a good impression. Schools, teachers and cyber safety experts, are trying very hard to educate teens about their longer term digital identity and online behavior.
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