Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Monitoring Kids' Usage of Social Media

Alternative Social Media Sites enjoy growth as kids try to avoid Mom on Facebook. 

Facebook has become mainstream, going way beyond its initial avant-garde college student origins. Early adoption by other young adults was then followed by teenagers and tweeners. But now with Mom and Grandma busy posting updates, photos and playing Farmville on Facebook, the 'cool' appeal has worn off for these younger demographics... Facebook has become way too inclusive for their tastes... they don't want parents and other relatives or older adults see them doing or posting things which can get them into trouble. This short video from WSJ helps explain the current trends in tweener and teenager social media usage. Learn more at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303916904577377813269480788.html

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