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Educators take Web 2.0 to school

July 8, 2009 // 1 Comment

by Larry Magid I spent part of last week in Washington, D.C., at the annual National Educational Computing Conference. The event, which celebrated its 30th anniversary this [...]

Teen online safety mostly about behavior

June 16, 2009 // 72 Comments

by Larry Magid The Internet and the way young people use technology are constantly evolving, but the safety messages change very slowly, if at all. Like technology itself, [...]

Internet Safety 3.0

June 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

This is a work in progress, subject to revision The Internet and the way young people use technology are constantly evolving but the safety messages change very slowly if at [...]

Glympse can locate kids via cell phone GPS

June 2, 2009 // 12 Comments

One of the most popular questions asked of cell phone callers is “Where are you?” Thanks to a new service, you may not have to ask or answer that question. Glympse, which [...]

Teen sexting: stupid & illegal

March 30, 2009 // 33 Comments

”Sexting” is the practice of taking a sexually revealing picture of yourself, typically from a cell phone, and sending it to someone. Legal consequences aside, [...]

How to use Facebook Privacy Settings

February 26, 2009 // 11 Comments

Facebook’s privacy settings, in most cases, don’t permit you to expose your information to everyone on the Web. By default, the settings typically show your [...]

Online Safety Tools for Families

February 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Child Safety on the Information Highway Child Safe Search Family Contract for Online Safety Online Safety Quiz (for pre-teens) Tips from How to Prevent [...]

Predator Panic a risky distraction

February 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Larry Magid I’ve been an Internet safety advocate since 1993 and right now I’m discouraged and angry about what’s going on in this field. I’m angry [...]
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