ShareAnother reason everyone shouldn’t let their kids use Facebook. Recently a teenage girl causes her father $80,000 through a single Facebook post. Last Week, Florida District Court of Appeals cancelled the $80,000 discrimination settlement awarded to Patrick Snay on the basis that he violated the agreement as his daughter publicly breach the details on Facebook.
ShareAs we all know that Facebook is the most popular social media site among teenagers but recent study from Pew Research Center shows that teenagers are getting sick of facebook. The study surveyed 802 teens between ages from 12-17 and that shows that teenagers while speaking to Pew researchers made it clear that they are actually pretty tired of facebook. Survey revealed that 94% teens have facebook account but the facebook popularity among teenagers and adults is stagnant for last 2 years. Meanwhile other social media sites are booming like teenage population on twitter increased to 26% from 12% last year. However, study reveals that no other other than facebook and twitter able to attract teenagers. According to survey report reason for getting sick of facebook is there is too much drama and teens are drained by the drama that happened frequently on website. Another major reason is that teenagers doesn’t like increasing number of adults now on facebook. Other reasons included annoyed with lame shares from facebook friends, stress of keeping their reputation and Facebook is not as simple and stress free as Twitter and Instagaram are. 1 teenager told Pew Research: “I like Tumblr because I don’t have…
ShareThough Facebook is the most popular social networking site in world, but according to latest report “The State of the Internet” released by Mary Meeker, Facebook is the only social networking site which is facing decrease in traffic since last year 2012.
ShareLatest research report publish in august 2012 by University of Wisconsin shows that students in colleges who use Facebook often do post comments with depression on regular basis. According to the research report 25% of students profiles are suggested to have depressive symptoms with 2.5% students profiles met criteria for major depression. Study also revealed that students are more likely to discuss their depression online compare to real life.
ShareIts now official that Johannes Casper, Hamburg Data Protection Commissioner, is re-opening an inquiry against Facebook for its Photo Tagging System. According to German official Facebook Facial Recognition System/Photo Tagging System violates Germany and European privacy laws as it stores a trove of tagged photos without explicit facebook member consent.