Facebook Opens to Home Schoolers


Facebook opened up their site to everyone back in 2006. For users that were 17 and under, the site required some sort of verification though for security purposes. Unfortunately there was no verification method for home schoolers. A group formed on the site that petitioned Facebook to let in home schoolers. The two groups amounted to less than 8,000 users but it was still sufficient enough to drive change.

According to Christina Holsberry of Facebook, “We’ve been working on ways to solve this—we want minors to use Facebook safely above all.

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