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Should You Join Facebook to Monitor Your Children’s Behavior?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Many children want to create a Facebook account because their friends may have an account and they want to interact with them. Facebook does not allow anyone under the age of thirteen to join the site. Even then, Facebook does try to protect the identity of anyone under the age of eighteen because they can […]

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Why Children Lie to Get a Facebook Page

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Why do children lie to get a Facebook page? The most common reason is because all of their friends have an account and they don’t want to be left out. Peer pressure is overwhelming and it often causes children to act differently than they normally would. Even if you set some ground rules with your […]

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What is Whyville?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

With so many online gaming and social networking sites available, parents are often leery about which ones their children should join. Unfortunately with online predators, there is no such thing as a 100 percent safe social networking and gaming site. Whyville is one of the only web sites that offers educational tools and it is […]

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Using Whyville

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Whyville is a great online multiplayer gaming world that was designed for children aged six to sixteen. Similar to other web sites designed for children, Whyville allows it’s users to create a virtual world where they can participate in games, discussion boards, and several other things. It’s a great way for children to learn about […]

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What is Kidswirl?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Parents are often concerned with social networking sites and the safety of their children. Online predators prey on young children that are unaware of the dangers of chat rooms and social networking sites. Enter KidSwirl: this social networking site was created to help kids, teens, parents, and others stay safe from online predators. KidSwirl has […]

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Finding Spyware Removal Programs Online

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2009

Spyware, an internet-borne threat, can, and does, go nearly undetected for long periods of time on many computer systems. In fact, most people that have spyware-infected computers don’t realize their systems are infected. Spyware secretly tracks or records information about you, your computer, sites you visit and other personal information found on your computer. In […]

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