New features would allow younger children to sign up for the first time. Will this make keeping track of your child easier or more difficult?

This article titled “Facebook reportedly planning to allow children under 13 to have accounts” was written by Katie Rogers, for on Monday 4th June 2012 15.11 UTC

Parental controls may be part of a new suite of tools available to parents who wish to allow children under 13 to access Facebook.

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Citing unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that under-13 “features” could be appended to games and entertainment on the site, giving parents an opportunity to ensure a safer experience.

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