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Does your teen or tween Tweet? Years ago raising our children never included teaching them social media manners.  Today, however, your social networking etiquette could determine whether you get into your college of choice and land the job you have been dreaming of. Social media forums have some real up sides, we can’t deny that. […]

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Social networking is here to stay and it is starting younger and younger with our kids. You had to have seen this one coming: kids are picking up bad habits from their extensive use of social media giant Facebook. This can’t come as too big of a surprise though, because it stands to reason that […]

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As people age, they care more and more about online security and privacy. During their 20s, many people begin distinguishing between their social personality and the image they project in their professional careers. The advent of social media has caused the line between these personas to blur.   While some websites, such as LinkedIn, are […]

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Facebook now claims more than 900 million members, and unfortunately some of those individuals have malicious intentions. Members must remain vigilant about their security and privacy settings to protect themselves from identity theft and potential predators. Facebook has a Privacy Settings page that allows users to customize their experience by choosing who can search for […]

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Online defamation has become increasingly prevalent in the past several years, necessitating legal action in many cases. Social networking and blogging have led to a sharp increase in online defamation, especially since many individuals believe the Internet to be an unregulated frontier. Courts have consistently affirmed that libel regulations apply to online content just as […]

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Many parents are concerned about what their children are exposed to online but don’t have a clear understanding of what the dangers are or how to prevent them. Especially because of the popularity of social networking, parents must play a proactive role in protecting their children on the Internet. To promote safe online behavior, parents […]