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What MySpace is Doing to Protect Others From Hoaxes

by Barbara J. Feldman July 23, 2008

MySpace has over three hundred million users on its social network; adults, teenagers, and young children. After the Megan Meier MySpace hoax many parents became increasingly concerned about the safety of their young children and teenagers using not only MySpace, but other social networking web sites as well. To meet the overwhelming concern by its […]

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A Brief Look at the Effects of the Megan Meier MySpace Suicide

by Barbara J. Feldman July 23, 2008

Many people have been weighing the pros and cons about social networking ever since the Megan Meier hoax on MySpace in 2006. MySpace has faced some serious scrutiny as to safety measures that need to be taken in order for this type of thing not to happen. The Megan Meier hoax has affected all sorts […]

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Need to Know: Teens and Internet Safety

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

The Internet is the perfect tool for teenagers. It can be a creative form of self-expression and a gateway to information. It provides a way to explore the big bad world without having to leave the comforts of home. It is a way to make friends. It is a way to make money. However, as […]

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Virus-Free and Carefree on MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

It’s fun to go online, but it is no fun to suffer with an annoying computer virus. Even less fun is trying to resurrect a dead hard drive. Especially when the paper due tomorrow is only saved on the dead computer’s desktop. Here are some tips that everyone should follow to avoid viruses while still […]

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How Does Internet Safety for Children Differ from that for Teens?

by Barbara J. Feldman May 3, 2007

Internet users are getting younger and younger. There was a day when students didn’t even learn to type until the 8th grade. Now pre-school children are keyboarding and using the Internet. Because there are dangers associated with the Internet, Internet safety has become a huge issue for parents. As kids develop, they engage in different […]

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