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Photos on Facebook: What Level of Privacy Is Best?

by Barbara J. Feldman May 28, 2010

Facebook, a popular social networking site, provides people with a chance to get in touch with old friends and meet new ones. Reconnecting with old friends allows you the opportunity to catch up with each other. However, be careful not to share too much information online, especially if your Facebook account is visible to everybody. […]

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Your Photos on Facebook: Choosing the Right Level of Privacy

by Barbara J. Feldman May 26, 2010

Facebook is the number one social networking site and for a good reason. It’s easy to use and offers many privacy options for the highest level of protection available on a social networking site. Facebook’s privacy options are meant to protect users and ease worries about random people seeing your pictures, posts and comments. In […]

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Talking to Your Kids About Giving Out Personal Information

by Barbara J. Feldman December 13, 2009

These days children know very well how to navigate themselves around the Internet. They use the World Wide Web to research homework assignments, find out what is going on in the world, stay in touch with friends, and play games. Just because children may know more about how to use a computer and the Internet […]

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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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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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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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