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Is Accepting a Child's Facebook Friend Request Opening Pandora's Box?

Monica Gallagher Sakala | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC
Monica Gallagher Sakala

Among the many questions to ask regarding the growth of such young kids on Facebook, one in particular seems to be overlooked: Should adults be accepting "friend" requests from children?

Digital Citizenship & Media Literacy Beat Tracking Laws and Monitoring

Larry Magid | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Regardless of whether you use parental monitoring tools, the most important child protection "software," is not the application running on the device or in the cloud, but the software running on that very adaptive computer between the child's ears.

Internet Safety Belongs at Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

If you're reading, Stephen Colbert, please sign me up as a speaker at the March to Keep Fear Alive. I want to tell the crowd how the Internet is endangering -- no, destroying -- our children.

Ten Tips For Parenting The Facebook Generation

beliefnet.com | Hesham Hassaballa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Technology continues to speedily change, improve, and advance. Computers get smaller and faster, texting replaces phone conversations, and social netw...

Kids 10-14 Use Internet More Than TV: Study

New York Times | Alex Mindlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Parents who worry that their children watch too much television can take heart: a bigger concern may be children spending too much time online. For c...