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Oz union’s Facebook profile

December 26, 2007

The Australian Workers Union is marketing itself to youth by establishing a presence in Facebook, Australian IT reports. Though union leaders say its profile will get more [...]

‘Teens rule the Web’

December 21, 2007

That was just one (the Washington Post's) of an interesting range of headlines about the latest Pew Internet & American Life study about US 12-to-17-year-olds online. [...]

Kid videogame picks & pans

December 20, 2007

Just a quick heads-up for any last-minute shopping: CNET has a "18 top game picks: The DOs and DON'Ts of games for kids." The guide includes screen shots so you [...]

Public wi-fi’s risks

December 19, 2007

If you're traveling for the holidays, be careful when you use wi-fi hotspots in public places. "Few things expose your [computer] to greater security risks than [...]

Parents speaking ‘txt’?

December 18, 2007

This is probably not news to you: Many technologically challenged parents are being introduced to the world of texting by their children, the Denver Post reports. [...]

Be wary of e-cards!

December 18, 2007

Warning: Those "holiday e-greetings" you and your kids find in your email in-boxes may not all be from friends. "E-cards can spread cheer, cheesy humor, and, [...]

Very public binge drinking

December 17, 2007

When CNN contacted a 22-year-old university business major about a video she posted of herself drunk she took it down, saying the interview request made her realize anyone [...]

Half of us search for ourselves…

December 17, 2007

…or someone else in Web search engines, according to the latest study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. The exact figures are 47% searching for [...]

Euro social networking

December 14, 2007

Lots of news this week about European social networking, with headlines about Bebo, Piczo, Facebook, and Bahu. Piczo, reportedly the UK's 4th-largest social-networking [...]
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