Articles by connect-safely-main

Support for online kids

August 26, 2007

Ernie Allen, CEO of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, welcomes you to ConnectSafely and warns parents about risks kids

Stay Safe when posting online video

August 24, 2007

Aside from the obvious – avoid pornography, hate speech and spewing out all sorts of personal information – there are more subtle ways to get in

Old news, new solutions

August 24, 2007

Donna Rice Hughes, chairman and president of Enough Is Enough, argues for a law that would help law enforcement and social sites “keep predators at

Social web training new spies

August 24, 2007

Who woulda thunk? Even the CIA is getting into social networking now (do parents need more evidence that this is not a passing fad?). The agency's "working on a

Self regulation: Lessons from the UK

August 24, 2007

John Carr, Internet safety adviser to the British government, explains that it is possible for government, industry and safety groups to work together for the benefit of

Old guys’ on Facebook

August 23, 2007

You might find a 17-year-old's perspective on 40+-year-olds in social-networking sites as interesting as I did, so see this CNET piece by summer intern Sabena Suri.

Teen hackers mostly good

August 22, 2007

A lot of teens do some hacking, and – though their intentions aren't malicious, their hacks are illegal, USATODAY reports. Covering a report by psychologist Shirley

Social-networking chief Cook

August 22, 2007

As far as I can tell, only one of the Top 10 social-networking sites were founded by teenagers and beta-tested in their high school, and that's the story with
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