Author: Larry Magid

Talk with your kids about being safer online

June 27, 2011

by Larry Magid Although there are plenty of tools that can be used to try to control or monitor what your kids are doing online, the best approach for most parents is that

Predator Panic Making a Comeback

May 22, 2011

by Larry Magid I thought we were past the days of “predator panic.”  Around 2006, when To Catch A Predator was on TV just about weekly, there were lots of news

FTC Warns about Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Dangers

February 14, 2011

by Larry Magid The Web site, operated by the Federal Trade Commission, Justice Department, Homeland Security,and other federal agencies, is warning people

Facebook Groups: double-edged sword for privacy

October 15, 2010

by Larry Magid This article first appeared on CNET Last week, Facebook announced its new Groups feature, which is designed to limit some of your communications to a

92% of 2 year-olds have online footprint

October 10, 2010

by Larry Magid This post first appeared on CNET There has been a lot of concern about young people posting too much information about themselves online, but a study

Tyler Clementi’s death is a call to action

October 9, 2010

by Larry Magid This post originally appeared on CNET 18 year-old Tyler Clementi took his own life after his roomate aledgedly live streamed his kissing another man
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