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44 Attorneys General Urge Facebook To Nix Instagram For Kids As They Warn Of Sexual Grooming, Bullying

Instagram is demonstrated on an iPhone Monday, April 9, 2012, in New York. Facebook is spending $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing company Instagram in the social network's largest acquisition ever. Instagram lets people apply filters to photos they snap with their mobile devices and share them with friends and strangers. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof)

Attorneys General Urge Facebook To Cancel ‘Instagram For Kids’ A bipartisan group of 44 state attorneys general are coming together to urge Facebook to cancel its plans for a version of Instagram aimed at kids. In a letter, officials warn of the potential for kids to face bullying or possible grooming from sexual predators – and questioned Facebook’s record in protecting children. The company says it will work with both child experts and government regulators to ensure “safety and privacy” for underage users. Do you think ‘Instagram for kids’ is a bad idea?  Do you monitor your childrens’ internet usage?

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