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How to use Facebook Privacy Settings

Some basic advice on how to configure Facebook's privacy settings

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The Net effect

Parents, teachers, students, if anybody asks, here’s why it’s so important to think before you post.

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Sex offenders in social sites: Consider the facts

Here are some helpful facts to keep in mind when you’re confronted with yet another news report about predators in social network sites.

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Toward fixing teen risky behavior in social sites: Study

Some medical researchers found that a bit of solid, relevant information – clearly stated and from an expert – can really help.

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Is ‘sexting’ a teen trend?: Study

A look at the first study about the nude photo-sharing that has been reported in more than a dozen states – and some thoughts on the why of this and other types of teen self-exposure online

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Don’t just take away the Xbox: Psychiatrist

If a young gamer’s showing signs of addiction, “cold turkey” is far from the best course of action, Dr. Block suggests. Here’s why….

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About cyberbullying: For parents, educators

Here’s some clarification, food for thought, ideas for family discussion, and a recommended curriculum for schools.

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‘Cyberbullying’ better defined

We’re seeing some big victimization numbers, but let’s be sure we really know what cyberbullying is.

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How to protect from defamation?

What to do when, where the social Web's concerned, the law protects sites more than users?

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Protect your family from ID theft and wireless intrusion

The feds have indicted 11 people for stealing millions of credit card numbers from the wireless networks of major retailers. What can you do to protect your family and your wireless network?

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