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Hate on the social Web

September 26, 2007

It's just another example of how the social Web mirrors the "real world," with all that's good and bad in it – not that hate sites weren't a

The ‘Halo [3] effect’

September 25, 2007

Get ready, parents of gamers. You may've already heard from a real authority at your house that today's the day for Halo fans – Tuesday is release day for Halo

Social networking in the workplace?!

September 25, 2007

Yes. By default*, for starters. But for some corporations (future employers of our kids, parents), social networking's already in the workplace, at the boss's behest

German social networking

September 24, 2007

Social networking is happening pretty much wherever there's a Web, but the picture looks a little different in each country. Fresh comScore research found that 45% of

Very connected Oz

September 24, 2007

A just-released study in Australia found that 90% of Australians have both cellphones and landline phones and 80% have Internet access, mostly broadband, Australian IT

Teen name calling: Federal case

September 22, 2007

This is a story parents and teens should know about because it clearly illustrates how a student's mean comment in a public blog can literally become a federal case. US

Support for young videogamers

September 21, 2007

This is something parents of young Xbox Live users and Internet gamers should be aware of – that kids and teens can experience considerable verbal and text abuse in

Videogames increasingly social

September 21, 2007

Increasingly, experts are saying that banning a teen's use of social networking is like banning (or more likely inhibiting) his or her social life. That's

Trend: Exclusive social networking

September 20, 2007

Business Week calls them "online country clubs," and they're becoming a trend: not just niche social-networking sites, but exclusive niche sites.

Online eating-disorder communities

September 19, 2007

Eating disorder communities have been with us as long as there were eating disorders. When I was in high school, long before anyone but a handful of innovative researchers
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