Chapter 6. Keeping Tabs on Your Kids

Facebook is a great place to reconnect with old friends. It’s also a great place to connect with family members—especially your children.

Now, this assumes that your kids are on Facebook, which they probably are. It also assumes that your kids want to be your Facebook friends—although there are things you can do if you’re left unfriended.

The point is to not so much use Facebook as a way to communicate with your kids (although you can do that), but rather use Facebook to keep a watchful eye on what your kids are doing. Most young people use Facebook as a bit of a personal diary, posting all sorts of juicy details as to their private thoughts and activities; you can find out a lot about what your kids are up ...

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