Facebook changes privacy settings for teens

Why would Facebook loosen its teen privacy policy in the wake of yet another teen suicide connected to online bullying?  I suspect the answer is simple: to make more money.  Privacy and safety of teens be damned.  Profits come first in capitalism.

I wonder if in some sick way Facebook sees cyberbullying as a means to expand its brand and profit.  Maybe it will take more suicides and postings of drunk passed out girls for Facebook (and parents) to realize something must be done.

I don’t use Facebook simply because I don’t need to.  Hopefully parents with teens will share that belief.  If not, I hope they at least closely monitor their children’s internet activities.  You won’t be invading their privacy.  You will be doing your part to keep your child away from an increasing danger.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/16/tech/social-media/facebook-teens-privacy/

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