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When should my child or teen block someone on Facebook?

Shawn Edgington
Pediatrics
It's important that you know how to "Block" someone on Facebook and that you teach your children how to do so as well. If they already know how to "Block," advise them to get used to using the feature more often. Your teen can use the "Block" feature to prevent all interactions with someone they no longer wish to interact with. If your teen receives inappropriate or abusive communications, they can "Block" the person who's posting this information from being able to post anything in the future.

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