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Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.
McAfee's "Teens and the Screen" survey sees a far greater awareness of cyberbullying, but a carefree attitude toward security on the part of teens.
[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.
A study shows that it isn't just kids who suffer cyberbullying. It's anyone who works. Some 80 percent claim to have suffered within the last six months.
commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.
A teenage girl in Canada sends naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend to a friend and posts one picture to the victim's Facebook page. She is more or less the same age as the victim, yet is convicted of child pornography.
Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships and decision making.
With a lowered age requirement, LinkedIn hopes to welcome more teens. Its university pages aim to provide prospective students with info on how they're connected to a school and suggestions on how to achieve career goals.
The social network will release the identities of the Facebook members who bullied a U.K. woman online over comments she made about a a TV show contestant.
Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabees" (the book "Mean Girls" was based on) has turned her attention to teen boys with her new book "Masterminds and Wingmen." She and Larry Magid have a chat about boys and their toys and the impact of gaming.