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Social Networking for Tweens

  • December 20th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Tweens There is a particular age when children may not be little kids anymore but are not yet considered teenagers. This in-between age group is known as tweens. Tweens can also be called a tweenager. More specifically a tween is a child between the ages of eight and 12. A tweenager is a more specific age group consisting of 10… Read more

Are Parents Turning a Blind Eye to Their Children’s Online Activities?

  • November 9th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
As more and more parents work longer hours just to make ends meet, their supervisorial time of their children will inevitably in many cases shrink. When that’s the case, the potential for problems increases. According to a recent survey from Microsoft Research of just over 1,000 parents, 36 percent of those parents knew their kids had joined social networking leader… Read more

Disney Buy Up Social Media Site For Kids

  • March 3rd, 2011 by SEM Contributor
When I first read the headline I thought that the world had finally turned itself entirely mad. “Disney Digs Deeper Into Social Media” over on CNBC just looks so wrong! Social media is currently the cause for many moral panics, you can’t trust your kids on there as they bully one-another into suicide, you can’t trust the adults since they… Read more

Kids, Cells, and Social Media

  • February 2nd, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
The cell phone is the one piece of technology that can do just about everything  kids seem to enjoy, according to one recent study.  The cell phone allows kids to engage in various forms of social entertainment all through one little piece of equipment.  Kids can talk, text, listen to music, watch videos and play games. … Read more