Key researcher’s view on MySpace/AGs accord

February 1, 2008

The day after the agreement between MySpace and the state attorneys general was announced, a University of New Hampshire publicist sent me comments from David Finkelhor,

MySpace ‘backdoor’ closed

January 31, 2008

The day that Wired magazine reported the availability of a "backdoor" to photos on some MySpace users' private profiles, the site sealed the door, MySpace said.

WoW passes big milestone

January 31, 2008

The world's biggest multiplayer online game just passed the 10 million player mark, Yahoo Games reports. World of Warcraft has a "population" greater than

High school classes in videogame design?

January 30, 2008

That's what the Ohio Supercomputer Center is promoting, the Cleveland Morning Journal reports. "The process of creating a video game involves reading, comprehending,

MySpace, Facebook support NY law

January 29, 2008

The headline was that New York introduced a new anti-predator law. The news was that Facebook participated with MySpace and New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo in the

Shimon Peres: Use social-networking sites

January 29, 2008

At Israel's Holocaust memorial today, the country's very high-tech 84-year-old president asked students representing 60 countries, "Who here has heard about

Analog adults, digital kids clash

January 29, 2008

One night recently there was a light snowfall in the Washington, D.C., area and some high school students apparently felt they should have a snow day. When it didn't

Remixes & mashups: Study on fair use

January 28, 2008

Teachers who deal with media think a lot about it. Parents of video producers and bloggers do too. So does everybody trying to understand the impact of the social Web on

‘Growing Up Online’

January 25, 2008

It's the best piece of journalism I've seen about the online experiences of youth in 10 years of following this subject. It's actually representative of

Teen-distributed child porn in Pa.

January 25, 2008

One student at Parkland High School in the Allentown, Pa., area started a group on Facebook called "Parkland … Where Pornstars Are Born." He's referring
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