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What does cyberbullying look like?

October 4, 2007

Please take a look. We hear the word, and sometimes a definition – the online version of the nasty, mostly pre-adolescent behavior that's been making kids miserable [...]

NJ AG’s ‘Report Abuse’ button

October 3, 2007

New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram wants all social-networking sites to have the "Report Abuse" button at the bottom of every page, NJ.com reports. Her plan, [...]

Kwame’s mobile social networking

October 3, 2007

Former Yahoo engineer-designer Kwame Ferreira compares the current mobilizing of social networking to when cavepeople discovered that the fires over which they'd do their [...]

Mobile books hot in Japan

October 1, 2007

How novel! (Sorry for the pun.) "They say kids these days don't read. In Japan, however, teens are back into reading novels big-time with one major difference: [...]

Zooming in on ClubPenguin

September 27, 2007

Grownup Michael Agger's experience as a penguin was quite different from the impressions left by Emily's "focus group" of 11-year-olds (he might've been [...]

‘What kids like to do online’

September 27, 2007

Fun article at Slate.com by mom and author Emily Yoffe, who polled her 11-year-old's peer group about the question implied in the headline. Among other things, the [...]

Social networkers’ virtual dossiers

September 27, 2007

Bet you didn't know that there's probably a "dossier" on any social networkers you know out there on the Web. The Detroit Free Press talked to the CEO of a [...]

‘The Naked Generation’?

September 26, 2007

"We are the Naked Generation," writes Caroline McCarthy of herself and her peers born in "1980-something." She blogs at CNET that – unlike Paris [...]

Facebook courted, criticized

September 26, 2007

It's a big news week for Facebook this week. First, the Wall Street Journal broke the story that Microsoft was discussing buying a small chunk of Facebook. It would be a [...]
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