Teens and their parents need to know bad things can happen when inappropriate, "user-generated" content is uploaded or sent around unwisely.
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We talk to parents a lot about safety on the social Web, so you guys deserve to know what we're saying.
by Anne Collier In this latest phase of the Web, when anybody can be a publisher, videographer, or instant celebrity, many parents are concerned about what can happen to their kids' reputations and future prospects. We're beginning to see news reports picking up on this (see "What you say online could haunt you" in USATODAY, […]
Larry talks with "Susan," 14, and her mom "Joanne" (names changed to protect their privacy).
A new study gets a little more granular about teen sexting and cyberbullying practices.
Study finds kids use mobile phones to cheat at school, but are schools cheating kids.
How kids act on and off-line is has more to do with risk than what technology they use
NetFamilyNews – by Anne Collier
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Analysis & News – by Larry Magid
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- Twitter improves encryption against NSA and other snoops