There’s been much debate about how old children need to be to join Facebook and other social media sites. While 13 seems reasonable enough, there are two sides to every coin: it’s well-known that many parents allow their children to get Facebook accounts before their thirteenth birthdays, other parents prefer to hold off until their kids are much older.

If you’re in ministry, you are surely aware of the challenges this brings up. How do you communicate with under-aged children on social media appropriately? How does your ministry respond to children under age 13 on Facebook? Below is an interesting infographic that spells out recent statistics on teens using Facebook: