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Rocko
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      #778871 - 03/02/12 12:11 PM

So my ex is allowing our 9 and 11 year old to have facebook accounts-and blocking me and my families access from viewing it. I have talked to her about me not agreeing with this. She said her allowing them to have it is her 'reward' for being good kids. Sharing legal custody, do I have any right to stop this from happening?

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Re: Facebook... [Re: Rocko]
      #778872 - 03/02/12 12:29 PM

Outside of reporting the accounts to facebook and getting them closed, no. FB TOS doesn't allow kids that young to have accounts so she lied to open them.

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Rocko
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Re: Facebook... [Re: javajunkiee]
      #778873 - 03/02/12 12:33 PM

Yeah, I did report them and tell the kids I don't agree with them having the accounts and listed the reasons. She opened new accounts without the kids last names a day later....

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Re: Facebook... [Re: Rocko]
      #778876 - 03/02/12 02:25 PM

I hate to say it, but as long as they are supervised, there's not really much wrong with kids having them. My dd didn't have one, but my nieces did - they're mom got them pages mostly so they could play the games - it's surprising how many of the games are really geared towards kids that age....

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Re: Facebook... [Re: kkimberh]
      #778877 - 03/02/12 02:31 PM

I think his MAIN issue is that the kids have them, and HE is blocked from seeing them.

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Rocko
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Re: Facebook... [Re: gr8Dad]
      #778879 - 03/02/12 02:37 PM

That's one issue, but there is little supervision by her part. There really is just no point for a 9 year old to be on Facebook unsupervised or not, there are plenty of other safer environments for games.

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Re: Facebook... [Re: Rocko]
      #778932 - 03/03/12 07:29 PM

Her house...her rules, get use to it...sucks sometimes but it is the way it is...

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Re: Facebook... [Re: NikkiL]
      #778962 - 03/04/12 05:03 PM

There is really no point in owning a television, but I will bet that you do.

Its entertaining. And she gets to choose how the kids will be entertained in her house without interference from you - and vice versa.

Frankly if I were you I would apologize for getting the kids accounts deleted and ask to be added as a friend. You have neither the right nor the ability to stop it - you may as well keep an eye on them.

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Re: Facebook... [Re: elliesmom]
      #779005 - 03/05/12 12:29 PM

Rocko,

It's her home.. and what she does in her home is just that... her home... now.. you can open up FB accounts for the kids when they are at your home.. and make sure you have access to them..... I mean, how much is a 9 and 11 year old going to do on FB...? Most I see is play games...


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Re: Facebook... [Re: Runswithscissors]
      #779024 - 03/05/12 03:15 PM

You could actually use facebook to keep in touch w/ your kids more when you're not with them. My brother & sister in law live about 3 hours away. But I talk to my neices and sil all the time, we share pictures, etc., and we play games together via facebook... It's been a great way to keep in touch

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