Facebook has launched an exciting Youth Portal, a central place for teens that includes Education, Peer voices, ways to control work experience, and advise/some guidelines for how to get the most out of the internet.
Facebook management claims that the Education portal with include Information on how to get the most out of products like Pages, Groups, Events, and Profile, while staying safe. Plus, information on the types of data Facebook collects and how they will use it.
The Peer Voice portal will include the First person accounts from teens around the world, about how they are using technology in new and creative ways.
While the portal on controlling experience and advise will include Tips on things like security, reporting content,deciding who can see what you share, and What to do if you need a social media break, and some guidelines for how to get the most out of the internet.
The portal will be available in 60 languages.
“We’re also exploring new ways to bring these tips directly to teens on Facebook. Earlier this month we started showing tips for teens in News Feed, like how to control who sees what on your profile, and links to the Bullying Prevention Hub.” says Facebook
Our ongoing work with teens
Facebook is also focusing on talking with teens, to build a portal that will enable the youth to keep learning from the young people about how they use Facebook.
Facebook also plans to expand the safety Advisory Board dedicated to tackling bullying in school communities and Seeking advise from others, especially policy makers, privacy experts, companies and user experience designers to give teens the tools and information they need.