Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Facebook Alternative For Grade Schoolers

Parents need to agree to allow their children access, the question is how secure will this new Social Media start up be from potential predators?

Amplify’d from mashable.com

A new social network that aims to be a Facebook alternative for children between the ages of 8 and 13 is launching on Tuesday. Schools, brands and investors are already on board.

The network, Everloop, operates much like Facebook (virtual currency, photo albums and games included), but requires verified parental permission to join. Parents can also select which of their child’s actions on the site they would like to be notified about, and have the option to restrict features like IM and friend suggestions. All activity on the site is monitored by the company to prevent inappropriate behavior.

Read more at mashable.com

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