Gone are the days of dial-up tones and “You’ve got mail!”
Kids are starting their journey into the online world at a younger age than ever, with far fewer barriers. In the infographic below, UK-based childrens’ delivery service company Letterbox takes a look at how kids grow up with social media.
A few poignant stats:
– 5 million users under the age of 10 have Facebook profiles
– 58% of children on Facebook are 13-17 years old
– The average teen spends an average of 5 hours per day online and most parents think it’s 3
– Only 33% of parents say they’ve helped their children establish privacy settings on social networks