Articles by Anne Collier

Online socializing in Lithuania & Russia

September 26, 2007

This isn't just another business story. Since I'm writing this in St. Petersburg, it's fun to see a news story about social networking in both Lithuania and

‘The Naked Generation’?

September 26, 2007

"We are the Naked Generation," writes Caroline McCarthy of herself and her peers born in "1980-something." She blogs at CNET that – unlike Paris

Facebook courted, criticized

September 26, 2007

It's a big news week for Facebook this week. First, the Wall Street Journal broke the story that Microsoft was discussing buying a small chunk of Facebook. It would be a

Hate on the social Web

September 26, 2007

It's just another example of how the social Web mirrors the "real world," with all that's good and bad in it – not that hate sites weren't a

The ‘Halo [3] effect’

September 25, 2007

Get ready, parents of gamers. You may've already heard from a real authority at your house that today's the day for Halo fans – Tuesday is release day for Halo

Social networking in the workplace?!

September 25, 2007

Yes. By default*, for starters. But for some corporations (future employers of our kids, parents), social networking's already in the workplace, at the boss's behest

German social networking

September 24, 2007

Social networking is happening pretty much wherever there's a Web, but the picture looks a little different in each country. Fresh comScore research found that 45% of

Very connected Oz

September 24, 2007

A just-released study in Australia found that 90% of Australians have both cellphones and landline phones and 80% have Internet access, mostly broadband, Australian IT

Teen name calling: Federal case

September 22, 2007

This is a story parents and teens should know about because it clearly illustrates how a student's mean comment in a public blog can literally become a federal case. US

Support for young videogamers

September 21, 2007

This is something parents of young Xbox Live users and Internet gamers should be aware of – that kids and teens can experience considerable verbal and text abuse in
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