Here's The Real Reason Your Parents Are Now On Facebook (Infographic)
Jul 19, 2011 16:50
Based on the findings of this survey, 55% of parents joined Facebook to "keep an eye" on their kids by checking out the status updates, wall posts, and tagged photos on their social networking profiles. The other 40% said they don't spy on their kids at all and the remaining 5% said they would spy on their kids if only they knew how to do that:
When asked to explain their behavior, 36-percent blamed their "overprotective" parental instincts, where as 14-percent said they were just being "nosey". A sad 24-percent confessed that Facebook was the only way they could find out what their sons and daughters were up to, while 6-percent found that the social networking site allowed them to avoid having "awkward conversations" with their offspring.
It’s difficult to stay fit and healthy when you have a desk job that requires you to sit for hours on end. When we were younger, we instinctively knew that we weren’t meant to sit for long hours. We were instinctively able to know when to get up and go play. Call it a kid’s lack of discipline, but at the very least it helped keep us in great shape. Read more