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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Children Identity Theft Happens – Online Safety Tips

Identity theft is an ever-growing problem as generations grow up with the Internet at their side. This isn’t a crime that only happens to adults, as the Identity Theft Assistance Center reports 1 out of 40 households deal with identity theft of underage members. Thieves target minors for social security numbers not already used to obtain credit and jobs. The Parent Teachers Association and LifeLock have teamed up to help parents and children understand online dangers and how to avoid them so they stay safe.

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[8 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
How Facebook can Hurt Teen’s Chances for College

Last Year, Facebook changed the minimum age requirement for joining Facebook to 13 years old. However, approximately 7.5 million users were under 13, 5 million users under 10, according to Consumer Reports’ 2011 State of the Net Survey, showing us that social media is an inextricable part of preadolescents’ lives from a very early age…

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[16 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Facebook Now Allows Teens to Post Publicly

Facebook is now allowing teenagers of age 13 to 17 to post publicly and get followers on their profiles. Previously, teens were not allowed to post publicly. They were only able to share content with friends, friends of friends and custom groups. Now teenagers are allowed to post anything they’d like for the whole world to see.

Good Idea or Bad Idea?
Like or Dislike?

Find out more!

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[16 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Are Teenagers bored of Facebook? [Infographic]

Did you know…

– Facebook usage among teens in the US has declined 7% in the last 6 months?
– Facebook users are getting older?
– Tumblr has become the biggest player in teen usage?
– Mothers are taking over Facebook!?

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[14 Feb 2013 | One Comment | ]
Amazing Social Media Image Size Infographic

For social media marketers as well as social media ethusiast.

Check out this beautiful infographic displaying all the graphic image dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Linkedin and Pinterest. What a great resource.

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[24 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Teens Standing up to Cyber Bullies on Facebook

It’s Back to School & Cyberbulling
It’s back to school time. Many schools will be starting this week or the next. It’s the time to think about new classes, new teachers, perhaps new friends, but also a time to think about the many issues in present youth culture.

One of the biggest is cyberbullying. According to a new study, 1 in 4 kids claim to be targets of cyberbullying, nearly 2 of 3 teens have witnessed cruel behavior online, but only 10% of parents are aware that their own teens are one of the recipients. Most of these attacks happen on Facebook where a whopping 92.6% of teens say cruel behavior takes place.

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[5 Jun 2012 | 16 Comments | ]
Should Children be Allowed on Facebook?

News is spreading.

Facebook is considering allowing children under the age of 13 to have accounts on Facebook.

Previously anyone under the age of 13 were not allowed to have accounts, though a Consumer Report study estimated that out of 20 million minors on Facebook, 7.5 million of these children were younger than 13. Among these users, 5 million were 10 years or younger and were not being supervised by their parents…

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[30 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Facebook Success Summit Conference 2011

I personally attended the Facebook Success Summit last year and found it to be pretty helpful. For 90% of the people out there who do not have an extensive background in Facebook, they would find this conference super helpful as it really does cover a lot of different aspects of Facebook marketing and Facebook uses. For the other 10% who have a decent working knowledge of Facebook, you will still find it useful….

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[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Study says Facebook Users are Narcissist! [Study]

A new study determined that the overuse of Facebook can lead to the development of psychological disorders in teens. Some sample findings:

– Teens who use Facebook show more narcissistic tendencies.
– Young adults who use Facebook show more psychological issues such as mania, anti-social behavior and aggression.
– Children who overuse media and technology (ex. Facebook, Video Games, TV) tends to show negative effects on health. They are more prone to depression, anxiety, and other psychological problems.

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[19 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Does Social Media Work for Small Business?

Social Media Usage by Small Businesses

Social Media is in a very interesting stage of it’s life. Many companies have jumped in. Some are showing great profits, others just see it as a good “brand” play, while others are skeptical just dipping their toes and seeing what happens. It reminds me where SEM and SEO was just 6-7 years ago when businesses would hire interns to figure it out for them. But look where online marketing is now…

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[27 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Change Your New HTTPS Facebook Privacy Settings Now

Facebook is finally rolling out the option to use encrypted “HTTPS” protocol. Turn it on immediately!

Without it, your information is sent and received without any protection (encryption).

More info after the jump!

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[13 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
The Social Network – Business Ethics in Movies

“…virtually all of the practices that nearly wrecked the global economy back in 2008 were legal—all of which goes to prove that just because something is legal doesn’t make it ethical or right… So the question isn’t “why?” but “why not?” If the only thing standing between you and millions, even billions, is other people’s disapproval, why not do what you want to do?”

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