Facebook went public on May 18, 2012, but the value of the company continues to drop in the Wall Street stock market during the first 30 days. To reverse its fortune, now is the time for the world’s largest social networking company to expand its network to reach new type of users, children under the age of 13 years.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is testing a series of new technology that will give a chance for children to use the social networks without having to lie about their age. Facebook is considering allowing users under the age of 13 years to register as regular users and use all features in the site (photo sharing, status updates, etc.).
In order to satisfy the requirement as a young user, kids must connect their accounts with their parents. This will let parents to supervise their kids’ accounts, and will also allow parents to approve their children friends and use or download any application at any time.