Think friending your kid is enough to keep up with them on Facebook? Think again. The truth is that teens most often rely on Facebook Groups to post some of their most provocative content. Why? Because it keeps it off their profiles and newsfeed, where colleges, companies and, yes, parents can easily see everything.
Many teens prefer to post content in closed and secret groups. Closed groups require approval before you’re admitted in. Secret groups require an invitation. Just how secret are these groups? Unlike closed groups, which can use your photo to promote the group to friends, secret groups are totally off the radar. Read this for an amazing peek into one tightly guarded group in Los Angeles.
Want to know more about the ins and outs of Facebook groups? Check out this handy chart here.