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Does Your Mom Have a Facebook Account?

GMR 2012/04/24 18:07:17
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Mother's Day is almost here, and to celebrate we wanted to give mothers a chance to discuss familial Facebooking, and how social media plays into parenting. Should moms "friend" their kids on Facebook? Do their kids even want to be friended? What do people really think about parents who make Facebook pages for their babies? Do families hide things from each other online? And don't forget, we have demographic breakdowns to shed more light on the answers to those questions.

So whether you're a mom yourself, or simply have a mom, we want to know your thoughts on how social media relates to parenting. When you have a chance, be sure to take our 10-question Mothers and Social Media Quick Poll. And don't forget to send your mom a Mother's Day poke!
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  • geegee 2012/04/25 15:01:29
    No
    geegee
    +3
    My mom has been deceased since 1980. I don't think she has a FB account.. unless there is FB in heaven.

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  • Infinite 2014/08/05 22:11:55
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Infinite
    I love talking to my mom on there.
  • foxy 2014/07/20 13:44:56
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    foxy
    +1
    At 90 years of age my mum is on F.B. to me it seems weird to see, a few years ago she did not want to know, I think my brother putting all her music on a lap-top for her made the difference, but she is still learning, I wonder if this is a record.
  • Charles 2014/07/19 12:51:38
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Charles
    She does.She's not into social networking.She like to see how her grandchildren are doing.
  • Flamingolady 2014/07/19 01:00:42
    No
    Flamingolady
    My Mother passed away 42 years ago. I would give anything if she had a FB account. My daughter has a FB account and we are friends on there. So far, so good.
  • jmc07806-PWCM-JLA 2014/07/18 18:41:43
    No
    jmc07806-PWCM-JLA
    I don't either
  • Kezzi Morris 2014/07/18 15:49:31
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Kezzi Morris
    +1
    She does ._.
  • Melinda Lloyd 2014/07/18 14:51:49
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Melinda Lloyd
    +1
    I've gotta show her all the photos I post of my baby boy.
  • P. Sturm 2014/07/18 07:47:07
    No
    P. Sturm
    My mom died over a decade ago. I will not have a Facebook account, if I want my personal information sold off, I'll do it myself and charge for it.
  • xxXAnna M.Xxx 2014/07/18 07:14:47
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    xxXAnna M.Xxx
    +1
    Since high school! My mom is OP with gadgets, and we are like bfs even though she is 44. :D
  • Shawn 2014/07/18 07:14:46
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Shawn
    +1
    She has one, but doesn't use it a lot.
  • Eccles 2014/07/18 06:48:33
    No
    Eccles
    My Mother even at the ripe old age of 88 would not be foolish enough to have anything to do with Butt Book.
  • KarenInKenoshaWisconsin 2014/07/18 04:07:19 (edited)
    No
    KarenInKenoshaWisconsin
    You can't FB after you die.
  • polkastria 2014/07/18 02:56:43
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    polkastria
    I'm "friends" with my mom, my father in law, and my son. My own father unfriended me when I caught him in a lie and called him on it on my page.
  • ladyvoldemort 2014/07/17 23:37:38
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    ladyvoldemort
    And yes, I chose to add her. When I was in high school, some people I know had to add their parents in order to have a Facebook account.
  • belle 2014/07/17 23:34:46
    No
    belle
    no but my daughter in law does and she uses it more than her daughters uses theirs.
    But then she is a trophy wife and must keep up with all the other trophy wives.
  • yogiOK 2014/07/17 23:14:34
    No
    yogiOK
    I'm not really sure, but doubt that they have FB in heaven.
  • Jackie 2014/07/17 22:49:47
    No
    Jackie
    Mom has passed. My mother- in-law doesn't. She's 93 .
  • Nikki 2014/07/17 21:59:18
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Nikki
    yep
  • fingers 2014/07/17 21:53:04
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    fingers
    I was caught cyber bullying and my stepmom made me close my account ! ):
  • eli 2014/07/17 21:46:26
    No
    eli
    Maybe in under world.LOL However, we are not friends there. at least for now.lol
  • ziad 2014/07/17 21:17:32
    No
    ziad
    no
  • Sachikø-the-shy-kunøichi 2014/07/17 21:15:56
    No
    Sachikø-the-shy-kunøichi
    She wants to make one D:
  • Ang 2014/07/16 04:56:02 (edited)
    No
    Ang
    she's 75, she doesn't even understand her cellphone, she calls me & when it goes to voicemail, she says Ang you there, it's your mom & so forth for about 3-5 minutes like she does on my answering machine, it's kinda funny sometimes but I've explained to her a million times I can't hear her but then she forgets & does it again so no, she's not interested in Facebook nor does she have a computer to do so anyway but if she were, we would definitely be friends!
  • pterodactyl 2012/05/19 18:46:32
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    pterodactyl
    if i did not exept the friend request i could not get an account of my own
  • Rimvydas_M 2012/05/05 10:46:15
    No
    Rimvydas_M
    she doesn't have
  • Pat 2012/05/03 17:44:49
    No
    Pat
    +1
    MY Mom is 89 and has no clue what Facebook is. I have my own Facebook account and my son is a "friend". My daughter doesn't have an account.
  • wahrheit 2012/05/02 12:19:47
    No
    wahrheit
    I don't use face book. My mother doesn't use face book. My kids don't use face book. Social media is essentially the cigarette of this age-- people think it is necessary, fun, cool. In fact, it is none of those things. Best case, face book is neutral. Worst case, it is destructive.
  • Dave 007 2012/04/29 12:03:30
    No
    Dave 007
    No, she's dead.
  • Jen 2012/04/28 03:57:50
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Jen
    My mother doesn't use her Facebook account anymore.
  • Vision of Verve 2012/04/27 23:52:02
  • ♥ilia rose♥ 2012/04/27 21:30:55
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    ♥ilia rose♥
    yes!! and shes alwayssss the first one to like my status lol annnnd her photos are embarassing-____-
  • BreakingThrough 2012/04/27 16:53:41
    No
    BreakingThrough
    +1
    And thank the Lord! Lol. She JUST learned what the power button was. :D
  • Ang Breakin... 2014/07/16 04:57:53
    Ang
    that's too funny, you should read my answer above!!
  • Dzeeng 2012/04/27 10:30:08
    No
    Dzeeng
    lol
  • iluvcameronkennedy4ever 2012/04/26 22:40:49
    Yes, but we're not "friends"
    iluvcameronkennedy4ever
    my mom wobt let me have fb. but even if she did i wouldnt accept a frend request (only because i'm afraid of getting made fun of , kids can be extremely mean)
  • passion 2012/04/26 20:17:38
    No
    passion
    +1
    to old 75
  • compufreek 2012/04/26 18:06:36
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    compufreek
    (RASPBERRY)
  • Michael 2012/04/26 13:13:02
    Yes, but we're not "friends"
    Michael
    She's got a facebook as does most of my family, but I don't simply because the people truly important to me I can call any day and viceversa. The other details of my life I refuse to post online unless it anonymous like my Tumblr, which I don't use much these days; I like handwriting in a paper journal
  • Ameera 2012/04/26 09:55:37
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    Ameera
    +1
    my mum is into tech stuff... she knew how to use a computer before i even knew what it was
  • MissNovemberTuesday 2012/04/26 07:07:51
    Yes, and we're "friends"
    MissNovemberTuesday
    I just make sure to set my privacy settings so she can't read posts by my friends (Who knows WHAT those degenerates may say? LOL!), posts that are automatic from outside connections, and many of my personal posts to my Timeline. Also many photo albums are not visible to her or family due to the nature of the comments I know will be made on them.

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