by Anne Collier Teen blogging is definitely on parents', educators', reporters' radar screens now (it has been on law-enforcement ones a while longer). Stories about it – good, bad, and somewhere in between – are popping up in local news sites nationwide. The story of Karen, mother of a MySpacer in California, represents that snowball […]
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Social-networking sites may not be as dangerous as some officials claim.
An unpublished government study offers insights into what role the Internet really has in child sexual exploitation.
Researchers say kids' exposure to online porn may now be "normative among youth Internet users, especially teenage boys."
As presented by David Finkelhor, director of the University of New Hampshire's Crimes Against Children Research Center, on Capitol Hill
It's very likely teens are alive today because they used social-networking sites to reach out for help.
Parents who have seen "To Catch a Predator" ask how much they should be worrying about their social-networking kids. Here are some facts.
Larry Magid talks about new research that suggests we re-think Internet safety education.
Teens and their parents need to know bad things can happen when inappropriate, "user-generated" content is uploaded or sent around unwisely.
We talk to parents a lot about safety on the social Web, so you guys deserve to know what we're saying.
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NetFamilyNews – by Anne Collier
- Of student digital privacy & schools demanding passwords
- Sexting & the plummeting teen pregnancy rate
- ‘State of the Union’ & the student part of student privacy protection
- Millennials’ startup: Social change in a social-networking skin
- Social media literacy in an app
- Kids’ top social media picks: Great new resource for parents
- Two 2014 anniversaries that say reams about our kids’ futures
- An app for teens that promotes (& gets) positivity
Analysis & News – by Larry Magid
- ConnectSafely to host Safer Internet Day with Calif AG Kamala Harris and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg
- Ford CEO Mark Fields on mobility, connected cars & teen safety
- ClassDojo app offers students & parents words of encouragement
- Social media still growing, with Instagram leading the way
- Facebook to carry Amber Alerts — exclusive interview with John Walsh
- Connected devices at CES raise security, privacy and safety questions
- Researcher sets the record straight on teen sexting
- Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on safety, privacy & security issues of drones, wearables and Internet of Things
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