In addition, Facebook doesn't probe deeply into what it thinks are pre-existing relationships.Another pillar in Facebook's strategy is to limit how those under 18 can interact on the site and to make it harder for adults to find them.
Duncan, one of a half-dozen law enforcement officials interviewed who praised Facebook for triggering inquiries, said: 'The manner and speed with which they contacted us gave us the ability to respond as soon as possible.'Facebook is among the many companies that are embracing a combination of new technologies and human monitoring to thwart sex predators.I'm not proud of what I've done, and you might be mad. As most of us know, talking and listening don't go smoothly every time. Will parents take you seriously, believe what you say, listen to and respect your opinions, and hear you out without interrupting? Some parents are easy to talk to, some are great listeners, and some are harder to approach. Since communication is a two-way street, the way you talk can influence how well a parent listens and understands you.So here are some guidelines to consider when talking to parents: say yes. But gracefully accepting a no can help you get more yeses in the future.Here are 3 steps to help you prepare for that talk. Most often you'll probably want the adults in your life to do one or more of these things: Things like personal feelings or sex are awkward to discuss with anyone, let alone a parent.It takes maturity to figure out what you want to get out of a conversation. It's natural to be nervous when talking about sensitive topics.Recognize how you're feeling — for example, maybe you're worried that telling parents about a problem will make them disappointed or upset.But instead of letting those feelings stop you from talking, put them into words as part of the conversation.Give these tips a try and you'll come across that way — maybe even more mature than your parents!Officers took control of the teenager's computer and arrested the man the next day, said Special Agent Supervisor Jeffrey Duncan of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.Find a relative, a teacher, or a counselor who will listen, understand, encourage, believe in you, and care.Then follow all the tips above to get the most from your conversation with that person. Parents are more likely to think of their children as grown up (and, as a result, capable of making more important decisions) when they see them acting maturely.