Articles by Anne Collier

Imposter profiles: Ongoing problem?

January 10, 2008

We don't see that much about them in the news media, but we certainly do in, and MySpace even has a dedicated email address for reporting them:

UK’s top social sites

January 10, 2008

With Britons so keen on social networking (recent Ofcom research found 1 in 4 logged into a social site at least 23 times a month!), the UK's Computing Which? consumer

‘Semi-permeable classrooms’

January 9, 2008

Educator and blogger David Jakes uses a term from his day as a biology teacher to describe how a classroom can safely be turned into a "learning community"

Oz to filter Web content

January 9, 2008

The Australian government is about to implement a nationwide Internet filtering program. New laws go into affect January 20 "imposing tougher rules for companies that

Socializing online, on phones in Japan

January 8, 2008

It's huge in Japan, where is the No. 1 social-networking site and the No. 2 site in general (after Yahoo), Forbes reports. But even Mixi's computer-based

Teen-distributed child porn

January 7, 2008

This is a nightmare I wish we could help all children avoid: Last fall in the state of Georgia, 15 high school students aged 15-17 were identified as victims in what is

A family’s tech first-aid kit

January 7, 2008

Based on the latest research, here are the best "tools" for kids' safe and constructive use of the Net and tech for

Tech first aid for ’08 & onward

January 7, 2008

Filtering, monitoring, and other parental-control technology can be useful items in the family Internet first-aid kit, depending on kids' ages and maturity levels. But
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