Facebook has never been all that mature, but you could at least be sure you weren’t going to run into any little kids that you didn’t have at least a passing relationship too. In fact, for the most part, kids under 17 have been kept off the social network through a combination of parenting and Facebook policies. Those days are over now though. As of today, Facebook is removing the privacy settings that previously kept kids between the ages of 13 and 17 from contacting anyone but their immediate social circles. What will this mean for the social network and your social media marketing? Let’s take a look.
Facebook claims they will protect teens by popping up the occasional reminders about their privacy settings, but how effective that really is remains to be seen.