More kids are connecting with their mothers through social media websites

1 in 3 kids are "friends" with their moms online

 

(AP) -- Josh Knoller, a young professional in New York City, spent years refusing his mother's "Friend Request" on Facebook before, eventually, "caving in."
 
   Today they have an agreement: she'll try not to make embarrassing comments, and he can delete them if she does.
 
   As Mother's Day approaches, the social networking giant's review of how users self-identify finds that 1 in 3 mothers are connected with their teens.
 
   Fordham University communications professor Paul Levinson, author of "New New Media," says that with more than 1 billion Facebook users a lot of mothers and kids keeping in touch through social media.
 
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