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Teen entrepreneurs tap their mothers' Facebook connections

Angela Allyn and her son Alec look over her personal page on Facebook in their house in Evanston, Illinois, January 7, 2013. Angela has used Facebook to help her son find babysitting, moving and other odd-jobs by posting informal ads for those services on her Facebook page. Picture taken January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young

Angela Allyn and her son Alec look over her personal page on Facebook in their house in Evanston, Illinois, January 7, 2013. Angela has used Facebook to help her son find babysitting, moving and other odd-jobs by posting informal ads for those...more

Angela Allyn and her son Alec look over her personal page on Facebook in their house in Evanston, Illinois, January 7, 2013. Angela has used Facebook to help her son find babysitting, moving and other odd-jobs by posting informal ads for those services on her Facebook page. Picture taken January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Angela Allyn and her son Alec pose for a photo in their house in Evanston, Illinois, January 7, 2013. Angela has used Facebook to help her son find babysitting, moving and other odd-jobs by posting informal ads for those services on her Facebook page. Picture taken January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young

Angela Allyn and her son Alec pose for a photo in their house in Evanston, Illinois, January 7, 2013. Angela has used Facebook to help her son find babysitting, moving and other odd-jobs by posting informal ads for those services on her Facebook...more

Angela Allyn and her son Alec pose for a photo in their house in Evanston, Illinois, January 7, 2013. Angela has used Facebook to help her son find babysitting, moving and other odd-jobs by posting informal ads for those services on her Facebook page. Picture taken January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young
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April Rudin sits with her son Alec, 19, looking at one of his power point presentations at their apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create Powerpoint presentations. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

April Rudin sits with her son Alec, 19, looking at one of his power point presentations at their apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel...more

April Rudin sits with her son Alec, 19, looking at one of his power point presentations at their apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create Powerpoint presentations. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Alec Rudin, 19, works on a power point presentation at his apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. His mother April Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create Powerpoint presentations. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Alec Rudin, 19, works on a power point presentation at his apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. His mother April Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create...more

Alec Rudin, 19, works on a power point presentation at his apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. His mother April Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create Powerpoint presentations. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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April Rudin poses with her son Alec, 19, looking at one of his power point presentations at their apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create Powerpoint presentations. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

April Rudin poses with her son Alec, 19, looking at one of his power point presentations at their apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from...more

April Rudin poses with her son Alec, 19, looking at one of his power point presentations at their apartment in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2013. Rudin, a Fort Lee, New Jersey publicist, has brokered her son's abilities to do everything from shovel driveways to create Powerpoint presentations. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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