During 2015 there was a number of complaints about users having their accounts wrongfully deleted or suspended by Facebook despite not having infringed on any specific terms, Facebook refused to reinstate these accounts without personal identification such as drivers licences or other IDs.Also during this time, and up to today, Facebook persistently prompts users to submit their personal information such as telephone numbers.It is reported that Facebook currently has more than 1 billion active users, about 3 times more than the number of people who live in the USA.

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When a picture is uploaded to Facebook, it is public for the world to see.

This is a concern for parents because their child’s picture can be accessed by anyone.

Launched in 2004, Facebook was originally a network made by Harvard Collage students to connect with each other. Since the early days, a lot has changed: Groups, Pages, user-created lists of friend groups and integrated chat to name just a few changes.

Facebook has since acquired other companies such as Instagram, Whats App and Oculus VR.

Bullying is a concern that many Facebook users encounter.

Cyberbullying is a form of bullying that occurs on the Internet, and can sometimes cause problems in person.The British neuroscientist and baroness Susan Greenfield pointed out that there is a degree of hysteria over whether or not social networking sites are safe, but agreed they can have negative effects on young people.There is insufficient research at the moment to determine whether Facebook has predisposed young people to ether bully or be bullied.Homework becomes an issue when social media consumes students’ time.Facebook can be truly addictive, making you spend more time than you would like scrolling the news-feed.All profile pictures are public, just as a cover page is public.