Facebook Bans 20,000 Underage Users Per Day

The Daily Telegraph reports that during a testimony before Australia’s parliamentary cyber-safety committee, Facebook privacy advisor Mozelle Thompson claimed that even though Facebook has an age restriction of users under the age of thirteen, they still ban 20,000 underage accounts per day. Though Facebook does have various checks in place to help curb the registration of underage users, Thompson admits the obvious by stating “It’s not perfect.”

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Seven million Australians visit Facebook per day, nine million each week and almost eleven million each month. To help the Australian side of Facebook policy, Thompson said the company plans on hiring an Australian to deal with said Facebook policy and local issues.

(Daily Telegraph via All Facebook)


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