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

Musicians’ view of teen social networking

December 21, 2007

Come enter, here's my world Closed off from pain and cold Come enter, come inside A secret place of light 'Cause in this world I'm rid of you, You can't get

‘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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