Articles by Anne Collier

‘Kickstart’ for students

November 8, 2007

Yahoo has a new niche social site for college students that's supposed to be more professional than social but not quite as professional as, a PC World blog

Child porn network shut down

November 7, 2007

European police arrested 92 people allegedly involved in a child pornography operation that sold videos to 2,500 customers in 19 countries "including teachers, doctors

New virtual worlds for kids 6+

November 7, 2007

Close on the heels of her report that a "boomlet" of kids' virtual worlds was in the works, CNET's Stefanie Olsen blogs about toy company Playhut's two

New book on cyberbullying

November 6, 2007

The good news is there are usually no physical scars from cyberbullying. The bad news is there are usually no physical scars to alert parents to what's going on. And

Social graces on the social Web

November 5, 2007

It's always fun to get a snapshot of where we (people in general) are in developing etiquette or, as Macworld put it, "social graces" on the social Web. And

Young ‘sex offenders’

November 5, 2007

"Lawyers and health educators say most teens – and even many parents – are unaware that even consensual teenage sex is often a crime," the Associated

Social Web side effect

November 2, 2007

What Sean Blagsvedt found after he was sent back to India by Microsoft to establish its research office there, was that poverty-level Indians needed a, he told

MySpace joins Google group too

November 2, 2007

One day after the big OpenSocial announcement, Google added a little afterthought: MySpace the 640-pound social-networking gorilla, Bebo another huge social-Web player, and

Manhunt 2: Heads up, parents

November 1, 2007

Manhunt 2 was released on Halloween to reports that it's taking videogame violence to a new level (e.g, see these from the Associated Press and a CBS News station).
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