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Is Your Teenager on Facebook?

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Is Your Teenager on Facebook?

Every teen knows what Facebook is, and if your teenager does not have a Facebook account already, they have very likely talked about it. Is your teenager on Facebook? The number of teens using the site increased in 2012 to 94 percent. There have always been rites of passage for teens, and while some of the rites remain the same, new ones also appear with each generation. As parents, we have to adjust to these new things, and make sure our children are as prepared as possible. In the article from the New York Times, they give some good first steps to sitting down with your teenager and having...

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You Just Thought It Was Private

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You Just Thought It Was Private

This latest story about internet privacy and Facebook seems to contain a familiar ring… a person post something that they intend to be visible or available to a limited audience, only to find out the whole world can read what they have posted. This latest episode apparently came about only when several things were combined, in this case using Google’s Chrome browser and an extension for that browser for the service Storify. So while this does appear to be a situation that only effected people using that combination of software to post a status update, it is a reminder to us all...

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Do You Find Web Searches Frustrating?

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Do You Find Web Searches Frustrating?

When you go to Google, Bing, or your favorite search page, do you have trouble finding what you are looking for? If so, you are not alone. We all know that there is an extraordinary amount of information on the web, but amidst all of that, how do you find the little piece you need? Check out these suggestions from the NY Times on how to make your web searches more efficient. It includes useful information like this: SPECIALIZED SEARCHES       Much has changed since the early days of search engines, and given the vastness of data now available online, knowing a few simple yet powerful...

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