USA TODAY reports that teens are increasingly migrating to Twitter, partly because the platform offers more privacy than other social networking sites with the permitted use of pseudonyms. A Pew Internet & American Life Project survey last July found that 16 percent of young people--ages 12 to 17--said they use Twitter. That's up 50 percent from the previous year. Nearly one in five 18- to 29-year-olds are using the site. But parents shouldn't assume that Twitter accounts, even on a "locked" setting, are private, said one expert, adding that online privacy is "mythical privacy."
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