Facebook Lets Teen Users Make Their Posts Public

Law360, Los Angeles (October 16, 2013, 10:03 PM ET) -- Teen users of Facebook Inc.’s nominal product can now make their posts open to the public — including to advertisers — according to a policy the social media giant implemented Wednesday.

Users under the age of 18 were previously more restricted on the site, with only their approved friends and networks permitted to see the photos, missives and events they posted on Facebook. But Wednesday’s policy opens the underage users up to a broader audience — including advertisers hungry for eyes and clicks in the teen...
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