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Is 13 too young for Linkedin?

20 August 2013 Last updated at 17:50 BST

The professional networking website Linkedin is lowering its age limit from 18 to 13 - in an attempt to reach career minded youngsters.

The site, which has 13 million UK users hopes the move will give young people a head start in building a network of education and career contacts.

But despite the growth in student and graduate users of the site - is 13 too young to start building an online CV?

BBC Radio 5 live's Shelagh Fogarty put the question to Linkedin's Corporate Communications manager Richard George and social media expert Olly Mann.