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Top 8 workarounds of kid virtual-world users

What cyberbullying looks like in virtual worlds for children

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David Finkelhor on Net Safety

An interview with David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center and a leading scholar on Internet safety

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Nude photo-sharing: Q from a family that’s been there

In response to a New Jersey mom's question about her daughter's photo-sharing nightmare, some advice from a police detective and a psychiatrist

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Safety myths on Web 2.0

Parents need to be parents but we also need to avoid buying into Internet safety myths. Teens may be more net-savvy than you think.  Focus on real issues, pick your battles and encourage young people to be smart socializers.

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‘SIGNS’ of Net addiction: Interview with a psychiatrist

What are the signs of this new sort of “addiction,” and what should a parent do if they’re apparent in a child? See what Dr. Block says….

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A family’s tech first-aid kit

Based on the latest research, here are the best "tools" for kids' safe and constructive use of the Net and tech for 2008….

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Stay Safe when posting online video

Aside from the obvious – avoid pornography, hate speech and spewing out all sorts of personal information – there are more subtle ways to get in trouble.

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Teen guide to safe social networking

You already know how to blog — do you know how to do it safely?

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Teens’ Guide to Safe Blogging

by Larry Magid Blogging is great. Just be smart about what you share (revised June 2006) Unlike the articles we write for parents and teachers, we don’t have to give you a course in blogging basics. As a teen, you’ve probably visited your share of blogs or “spaces,” and there’s a good chance you may […]

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How social influencing works

One of the best protections for online youth is awareness of how other people try to influence them – here are some of the ways….

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