Having friends on Facebook?
Now that you have learned the three basic steps on Internet Safety, let’s start with the most popular social networking website, Facebook.
What is Facebook?
- Developed in 2004 by then Harvard University studentMark Zuckerberg, Facebook is a social networking site used by more than 800 million active users in every country on the planet, so far in 70 languages.
- The site’s minimum age is 13, but teens represent only a minority population on Facebook.
- It’s used by a lot of adults, certainly including parents. But not just individuals – Facebook’s also used by businesses, organizations and governments all over the world, to send marketing messages, seek charitable funding and communicate with customers and constituents.
You may already have a lot of friends on Facebook – But do you know all of them?
When you confirm someone as your Facebook friend, you invite them into your life.
Confirm only people you know.