Mom let’s 11-year old use Facebook

Just this week Dawn Carter, a 47-year-old mom of three from Riverside, gave her 11-year-old son permission to set up an account to stay in touch with classmates over the summer. She allowed her 14-year-old daughter to sign up two years ago. Carter said she has taught her kids not to hand out personal information, and she scrutinizes their privacy settings.

“I just didn’t see any difference between communicating with a Facebook account or texting on his phone,” Carter said.

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