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Making Friends On MySpace Without Risk

by Barbara J. Feldman July 28, 2007

MySpace is designed to be a forum for young people to exchange ideas, pictures, sounds and words. The idea is that you register your information, obtain your own MySpace page and customize it as you like. The problem is that anyone can use whatever information that they like to register; honesty is not required. You […]

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Need to Know: Chat Room Safety

by Barbara J. Feldman July 10, 2007

Chat rooms can be a fun place to talk to friends and family in a very relaxed atmosphere. The Internet provides us with all kinds of opportunities to communicate, find useful information, and get to know people better. Unfortunately, the Internet is not free of predators that are looking to harm or otherwise take advantage […]

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Avoiding Predators in Chat Rooms

by Barbara J. Feldman July 10, 2007

The best way to avoid predators in chat rooms is to be educated concerning the threats that they are to us. Internet predators seek to take advantage of the false sense of security that so many of us have when we are online. A lack of understanding of the technology of spyware and hackers allows […]

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Talking Safety with Your Child About MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

Some children are going to be more receptive about your desires to protect them than are others. Children may not fully understand that there is danger in giving someone your full name, for example or that meeting someone that you only know through online chatting is unsafe. Predators are becoming more skilled at identifying and […]

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Keeping Your Child Safe From Predators on MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

Sadly, our children are faced with many dangers that simply did not exist when we were younger. The Internet is a wonderful tool that adds convenience, information and recreation for many people, however, with the good there is an amount of bad. Personal identity theft, inappropriate Internet conversations and even meeting someone that you only […]

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Checking Your Child’s MySpace Profile and Contacts

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

As a parent you have a right to be concerned about the things that your child may be subjected to through simply using the Internet. In just the last decade a whole new type of predator has emerged. Predators who seek to take advantage of Internet users are becoming more cunning and experienced. These predators […]

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