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Online victimization: Facts emerging

July 21, 2007 // 0 Comments

by Anne Collier Friday, July 20, 2007 It was great to see the Associated Press’s “Net threats result of kids’ online behavior.” It [...]

What Does the World Know about You Online?

July 13, 2007 // 1 Comment

by Larry Magid A famous cartoon from the New Yorker shows a dog sitting in front of a computer telling another dog, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” But [...]

Be Smart With Your Cell Phone

June 14, 2007 // 4 Comments

by Larry Magid Most adults I know use their cell phones primarily to make calls. But ask any teenager and you’ll soon find out that that’s only one of many things [...]

Internet Security an Evolving Necessity

June 12, 2007 // 1 Comment

by Larry Magid Although it’s always a good idea to take security companies’ dire warnings with a bit of skepticism, it’s clear to me we must take PC and Internet [...]

Manage Your Kids Summer Media Diet

May 23, 2007 // 1 Comment

by Larry Magid The calendar has great news for kids and mixed news for parents. Summer is almost here, which means kids will be home from school. For parents this can bring [...]

Targets Too: Youth and Identity Theft

May 15, 2007 // 0 Comments

by Larry MagidIt might seem as if children and teens are unlikely victims of identity theft, but the Federal Trade Commission has estimated that about 400,000 children have [...]

Hacker Posts threats in MySpace Profile

May 9, 2007 // 0 Comments

by Anne Collier NetFamilyNews Someone claiming to be a Petaluma (Calif.) High School student “hacked into several students’ MySpace accounts at about 10 p.m. [...]

Location meets social networking

April 26, 2007 // 1 Comment

Just left Washington DC where I attended the Location meets social networking event.  Extremely interesting and just a little scary (but no need to panic).  Will have a [...]
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