Dad pays daughter to quit Facebook

By on February 7, 2013
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Probably the best parenting move ever?


We live in a world that’s addicted to Facebook. We spend every other moment poking people, planting crops, updating our status, and uploading horribly blurred photos of events from the night before (whether intentionally or otherwise).

As a parent, you no doubt want your kids to get off Facebook and perhaps wander out into the sunshine every now and then. So one dad did the unthinkable – he drafted up an agreement with his 14 year old daughter that he would pay her $200 if she quit Facebook for five months.

And she signed it.

The ‘Facebook Deactivation Agreement’ was posted on Paul Baier’s blog for the world to see, and surprisingly the whole thing was his daughter’s idea, who apparently finds Facebook a distraction and a waste of time. The agreement stipulates that Baier will have full access to his daughter’s Facebook account so that he can change the password to keep her from logging in.

Next he’ll be yanking his Internet router.

(via Daily Dot)


A former IT & Marketing Manager turned full time Editor, Nick enjoys hurling fireballs and tinkering with the latest gadgets. Follow him on Twitter as @theregos

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