Parents, get ready to get some advice from a rather … unexpected source.
On Tuesday, Facebook’s head of global safety, Antigone Davis, published a blog post announcing the debut of Facebook Parents Portal. It’s a new page that promises “new resources for parents on
While the Facebook user base is starting to skew a bit older (a plurality of Facebookers are between the ages of 25 and 34), there are still plenty of young folks using the social media site to connect with their friends. As such,
“Keeping you and your information safe is at the core of everything we do,” Davis wrote. “Whether you have a personal account or your teen does, we’ve compiled some basic information and tips to help you get the most out of your experience and help your child navigate theirs.” Included in the new resources page is a guide to Facebook, a number of parenting tips around how to have a “successful conversation with your child about online safety,” as well as expert advice, which promises to connect parents with “online safety experts from around the world who offer resources for parents.”
And these aren’t just text-based resources. Rather, Facebook has created a number of videos for your viewing pleasure, which are available in 55 languages around the world. “We hope that you find these resources useful and that
So if you’re worried about how your children are spending time online, this may just be the new Facebook page you’ve been waiting for.
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