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Bianca Bosker

Why Facebook's 'Teen Exodus' Won't Do Real Damage | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology

Recent headlines have depicted Facebook as the Internet version of a failed nightclub: Abandoned by pretty young things and invaded by middle-aged min...

The Family That Texts Together, Stays Together?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.17.2013 | Fifty

There's a new study out of Brigham Young University that says engaging with your kids on social media sites helps strengthen your bond. The study foun...

Is This The Brainy Teenager's Social Network?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

Is this the social networking site for the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? Its creators hope so. The International Gateway for Gifted Youth (IG...

WATCH: Are Teenagers Over Facebook?

Shawn Amos | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

While they're not thrilled with Facebook, teenagers aren't checking out completely. They're just dividing their time among other social networks, like Twitter and Instagram.

Bianca Bosker

How Teens Are Really Using Facebook | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.23.2013 | Technology

The Facebook generation is fed up with Facebook. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, which surveyed 802 teens...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook, The 'Teenage Version Of Email' | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

After five years on Facebook, Maxine Guttmann, 15, just isn’t that into it. She visits Facebook less frequently than ever -- mostly to instant m...

PHOTO: Mom's Public Punishment For Daughter's Facebook Pics

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents

While the rise of social media has certainly created new ways for children to get themselves in trouble, it's also given parents a whole new set of to...

What Your Screen Name Says About You

About the author: Rebecca is a senior at Walter Payton College Prep. She’s a teen reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Ch...

Protecting Your Kids Online: How Strictly Do You Want to Monitor Your Kids' Social Network Behavior?

George Garrick | Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents
George Garrick

If used properly, these devices not only protect, but can also help teach kids the right habits. And the goal should be to eventually remove the software or device once the kid has gotten older, or earned the required level of trust.

My Teen Is Addicted To Facebook!

Posted 12.30.2011 | Parents

Dear Susan, My 15-year old daughter's entire life revolves around her Facebook world. Her schoolwork is suffering and she is irritable whenever we ...