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UK MNer with at least one child aged 13+? Want to chat with Facebook?
We are currently working with Facebook to try and uncover the topics and information that parents and teenagers would like to know about the social media platform. In order to dive deeper into parents and teenagers feelings around Facebook we would love 6 Mumsnet users to come along to Facebook HQ in London on Wednesday 27th February, 5:00-7:00 pm to take part in a focus group and openly discuss the topics and information you would like to know more about with other Mumsnet users and Facebook themselves.
This is open to all UK MNers who have a Facebook account and at least one teenager aged 13+. As Facebook would like to understand the opinions of both parents and teenagers, we would love you to bring your teenager (aged 13+) along too - although this is not obligatory. Your teenager also must have a Facebook account.
Here’s what Facebook has to say: “At Facebook, we understand that many people have questions about what Facebook is doing to improve in order to keep people safe online. We’ve been working hard over the past year, making updates and improvements to protect user’s privacy, and tackle important issues such as online bullying. We’re excited to be working with Mumsnet to hear your feedback about our platform so we can help make Facebook better for everyone. We’d love to know what you think so please do let us know if you’d like to be involved.”
Here is some more information on the Facebook focus group day:
- Facebook HQ London (closest tube station is Warren Street) - Wednesday 27th February 2019 - Arrive at 5:00pm for a 5:30 start. Finishes at 7:00pm - Travel costs will not be covered but selected attendees will receive a £50 voucher + a Facebook goodie bag - Food will be provided
Selected testers will be required to leave feedback on a private thread on Mumsnet and everyone that does so will be given a £10 voucher of their choice (from a list).
The only reason my dd 13 has a Facebook account is so she can get information from one of her clubs. She gave up all social media months ago as she says it's a pointless waste if life and if her friends want to speak to her they can call or text. She is very old for her years.
I think fb is going back to how it originated as a business tool. It's great for sales, promotion, networking. Most people I know use it for business, older people for pleasure, but teens tend to use other methods for social media.
DS just about to move from teens to twenties thinks that FB is not current and is mainly used by older people ie. me. Actually I prefer other social media sites eg. Instagram etc....much less intrusive than FB imho.