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What parents need to know about Facebook.

Most people know the story by now. What started out as a morally questionable (but technically accomplished) mechanism for rating female college students’ pictures evolved into the flagship platform of a planet-spanning multi-billion-dollar empire – making a household name of its creator and adding an entirely new dimension to the 21st-century concept of ‘friendship’.

Facebook’s slightly questionable beginnings may seem a lifetime ago now, but similar concerns and controversies have continued to haunt the platform even during its phenomenal growth. Our updated #WakeUpWednesday guide to the social media titan alerts trusted adults to potential issues around inappropriate content, oversharing and contact from strangers.

Please find more information, in the above guide.