In a recent study done by a researcher at UVA, 86% of teens use Facebook or Myspace. The most socially adept teens use Facebook and Myspace to further enhance positive relationships with friends.
“The key as a parent is to be supportive rather than intrusive and to keep an open dialogue with your children so you can know what they are up to and who their friends are, both online and in person.”
Attn parents: getting a Facebook IS intrusive! Lesson of the day? Parents – do NOT get a Facebook account.