TODAY   |  October 17, 2013

Facebook loosens privacy rules for teens

The social media giant announced on Wednesday that users age 13 to 17 can now publicly post status updates, videos and photos. Previous settings limited posts to just friends, and the open posting policy has some parents concerned.

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>> the new york times, a story getting a lot of attention especially from parents. this is actually on the front page of the paper this morning. facebook is easing its privacy rules for teen, users will be allowed to post status updates of videos and photos. it can be seen by anyone, not just the people they know. privacy advocates are concerned the change could increase threats from bullies and sexual predators . facebook says they will take steps to prevent that. what do you think?

>> it's an interesting move. i wonder if facebook 's part is to remain relevant. those are the next users, the next