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7/8yo on FB. What would you do?

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Macdog Sun 09-Jun-13 18:57:07

On FB, someone on my timeline linked to a FB profile of a child in dd's class at school. They are 7/8yo's.

Genuinely shocked by this.

Wondering what other MNer reactions are?

Is it worth reporting? Or just let it go

Thanks in advance

Smartiepants79 Sun 09-Jun-13 18:59:43

We had this come to light at school a while back.
I think it's just unnecessary, what 8 yr old needs a Facebook account. Just asking for trouble.
On very dodgy ground in my opinion.

Macdog Sun 09-Jun-13 19:02:59

It's frightening. The child has no privacy controls in place either.

mrsvandertramp Sun 09-Jun-13 19:03:47

At my school a number of the Reception children have their own accounts - quite ridiculous / pointless in my opinion.

Tee2072 Sun 09-Jun-13 19:09:00

Report it to FB.

NicknameIncomplete Sun 09-Jun-13 19:14:08

I know a few kids on FB. It is pointless. Some people have FB pages before they are even born. Sad people imo.

FB have an age limit & they need to enforce this.

Macdog Sun 09-Jun-13 19:19:56

Thanks for responses.
At least I'm not alone in being utterly shock by this.

I'm nervous about reporting, but also worried by it.

I hate being a responsible parent!

Smartiepants79 Sun 09-Jun-13 21:40:55

Report it. They won't know it was anything to do with you. FBI should shut it down (not sure how!)
It's is scary.

Smartiepants79 Sun 09-Jun-13 21:42:06

Sorry Facebook NOT the FBI! grin

RedPencils Sun 09-Jun-13 21:49:01

Report it, the age limit is 13.

Macdog Mon 10-Jun-13 14:01:31

Thanks again everyone

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