Sci/Tech More than 50% of Parents Use Facebook to Spy On Their Kids.

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The fears of a generation have been confirmed, as a new survey reveals that more than 50% of parents use social media as a way of spying on their children—and that even more would do so if they knew how.

The survey of 2,000 British parents, carried out by OnePoll, found that 55% of respondents use social media to track their kids' online activities, with a further 5% admitting that, if they knew how to do the same thing, they would.

Furthermore, 11% of those polled admit they created a Facebook profile purely to track their children, with 13% saying that they have logged onto friends' accounts to check up on their children, some doing so after attempting to friend their offspring and being rejected—15% of those polled have tried to friend their kids on Facebook, with 4% of them getting rejected.

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DDRtists

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My moms my friend on facebook, she doesn't care what I post. She does her stuff, farmville and all those games, and she comments on my stuff that pertains to her and stays away from my stuff that doesn't. :thup:
 

Sim

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My dad is on facebook and I don't care.

:)

Let's say that I am not surprised at all of this article though.
 

Accname

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So is this article in favor of Google+ or Facebook? These guys are at war and we need to keep track of the score. . .
 

seph ir oth

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NEWS FLASH: Parents are looking out for their children.
 

Dinowc

don't expect anything, prepare for everything
my parents don't use facebook :shades:
I don't have nothing to hide anyway

though it annoys me when I see my mother reading my Skype conversations -.-'
 

UndeadDragon

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Doesn't really surprise me tbh.

My parents are on Facebook and they don't care :p
 
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