Parent's Guide to Snapchat

Parent’s Guide to Snapchat

Users love that they can share a moment that’s digital footprint-free — they don’t have to think about how their photos, videos or comments make them look to some unknown ...

What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

Messenger Kids, announced Monday, isn’t exactly an education app, but it’s tailored to give kids 6 to 12 the ability to engage in conversations as well as exchange messages, videos ...
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Tips for Safe Social Networking for Teens

Tips for Safe Social Networking for Teens

These tips, based on the latest research, will help teens' socializing stay fun and safe. Be your own person. Don't let friends or strangers pressure you to be someone you ...
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What Would George Washington Think of the Internet?

What Would George Washington Think of the Internet?

By Kerry Gallagher The way we communicate is more instantaneous and media-rich today than ever before in history. But both history and modern times are peppered with testy relationships, varying ...
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Does the Internet really make children unhappy?

Does the Internet really make children unhappy?

By Sonia Livingstone Children and youngsters spend more and more time online (as do we all), often alone or at least only in touch with others remotely through the Internet ...
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Celebrate Bullying Prevention Month by being an 'upstander'

Celebrate Bullying Prevention Month by being an 'upstander'

October is bullying prevention month -- a time to think about how all of us can combat bullying, harassment and cruelty online and off ...
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Teen social media & mobile use helps maintain friendships

Teen social media & mobile use helps maintain friendships

by Larry Magid A majority (57 percent) of teens have met at least one new friend online while 29 percent say they have met at least five friends that way ...
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Teens and digital wisdom: Give them a round of applause

Teens and digital wisdom: Give them a round of applause

by Sue Scheff We often hear negative news about teens and how they use digital media. But research shows that teens can actually show adults a few things about being ...
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New Flickr 4.0 will store ALL your family photos for free and help you find and organize them

by Larry Magid It’s been years since I paid much attention to Yahoo’s Flickr but, with the new Flickr 4.0, it’s a compelling service that I’m pretty excited about. In ...
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Controversial anonymous app Secret to close

Controversial anonymous app Secret to close

By Maureen Kochan Controversial anonymous app Secret, sometimes seen as the poster child for all that is wrong with anonymous social apps, will close, said co-founder David Byttow. “This has ...
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