Facebook's New Youth Portal Gives Privacy Tips To Teens

Facebook Gives Privacy Tips to Kids with New Youth Portal			The Associated Press		by Charlie Nash15 May 20180		15 May 2018		15 May 2018

Facebook Gives Privacy Tips to Kids with New Youth Portal The Associated Press by Charlie Nash15 May 20180 15 May 2018 15 May 2018

In that section, there's also a description of Facebook's data policy and another short account about how Facebook uses data to help companies better target their online ads.

On the youth portal, Facebook also advises children against sharing their location and being "foolish", and encourages the to "trust your instincts" and "be an ally".

Ways to control the experience: Tips on things like security, reporting content, and deciding who can see what is shared.

The portal will also serve as an advice giver seeing as it will let the teens know what to do when they need a social media break, and some guidelines for how to get the most out of the internet.

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Facebook says it spoke with groups of teens in the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom and Brazil to design the new site.

It is live now and available in 60 languages.

The portal is an expansion of a program Facebook has undertaken with teenagers recently. "We're holding more roundtables over the next several months to keep learning from young people about how they use Facebook", the post adds.

Facebook also created a section in the Youth Portal about data privacy that shows teenagers how to change their user settings so that their posts or status updates only show to specific groups of people like their close friends or acquaintances. This work builds on its existing programmes: Skuola.net, Diana Award, Childnet, SaferNet and the Learning Links Foundation.

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