As this list of compiled articles from #OpScareCrow shows, the issue of child safety on Facebook has been known for quite some time. This is a list from 2008-2009.
Byron Review's internet enforcer goes into action: Promises child net protection strategy within a year
New web watchdog to protect children
It's Safer Internet Day
Facebook is to add a slew of new safeguards to protect young users from sexual predators and cyber bullies.
Facebook agrees to child-safety measures: Reining in Web 2.0 predators
Attorneys General reach children’s safety agreement with Facebook
Facebook Agrees To Child Safety Plan
Facebook, 49 U.S. states agree on Web safety steps
Facebook to crack down on cyber bullying
Philadelphia Inquirer - May 9, 2008 - B01 PHILADELPHIA (pay archive)
Facebook reaches agreement on sex predators
Facebook's Child Safety Practices Put to Test:
Facebook facing child safety accusations:
Facebook subpoenaed over child grooming (pay archive)
Facebook settles New York child safety probe:
Facebook has promised greater vigilance in responding to obscene material and reports of sexual predators on its site, the AP reports.
Facebook to Strengthen Child Warnings::
Facebook settles child safety probe
Teens Are 'Sexting' Like Crazy
Federal government introduces mandatory child porn reporting legislation
New torment for parents: THE latest woman arrested over playgroup pervert Vanessa George’s Facebook paedophile ring is another nursery worker.
Social networking sites sign EU pact on child safety
Social networking sites sign up to EU code on child safety
Government launches child internet safety campaign