Children want social media profiles wiped clean at 18, study finds 

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Newstalk ZB,
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Sat, 29 Jun 2019, 4:28PM

Children want social media profiles wiped clean at 18, study finds 

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 29 Jun 2019, 4:28PM

Social media accounts of children should be automatically wiped when they reach 18, a new study has found. A report by the London School of Economics (LSE) into children’s attitudes towards the internet found they overwhelmingly wanted a ‘grand erasure’ of their online footprint to stop childhood mistakes affecting their future.

Internet Safety and risk assessment consultant John Parsons joins The Weekend Collective to discuss the controversial topic.

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