Are you keeping tabs on your child's online behaviour and connections? You may not be the only one. A new research infographic released by lab42 studied parental habits on social networks from December 9 – December 12, 2011, using a sample of 500 social media users. According to the study, 92 percent of parents are Facebook friends with their children. One major … [Read more...] about Parents on Facebook: To friend or not to friend? (infographic)
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Racking up nearly 12 million views on YouTube over the last 72 hours, a North Carolina man named Tommy Jordan, father of a fifteen-year old teenage girl named Hannah, decided to respond to his daughter’s complaints about their family life. His daughter posted a lengthy rant about her parents on Facebook and attempted to hide the post with the privacy … [Read more...] about Viral video: Father shoots daughter’s laptop after she whines about parents on Facebook
As Facebook continues to infect the Internet like the plague, you may be faced with a tough decision: should you accept your parent’s Facebook friend request? For some, it’s a no brainer; for others, a tough call. Either way, this flowchart should help you decide. It comes courtesy of Cool Material.You have to love a good flowchart. Unfortunately a … [Read more...] about Flowchart: Should you friend your parents on Facebook?
A couple of weeks ago I got interested in finding out what it might take to write applications for Facebook, so I joined up and added the Developer application. The spur for this was a quote that appeared in an InfoWorld item to the effect that a startup site was getting the bulk of its members from Facebook, and was now concentrating its development efforts on its … [Read more...] about Parents on Facebook? Oh, yes.
Over the weekend Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made comments suggesting he wants to get younger kids using the social networking site. Zuckerberg framed Facebook as a tool to help educate children about using the internet before suggested that COPPA, a federal law designed to protect the online privacy of children under the age of 13, is standing in the way of that … [Read more...] about Should Young Kids Be on Facebook? Experts Are Skeptical
NHS staff have been breaching the Data Protection Act (DPA) by posting confidential patient details and photographs on Facebook, a report has found.This was one of the ways that patient medical records were compromised by staff at NHS trusts across the country between July 2008 and July 2011. There were at least 806 separate data breaches at 152 NHS trusts during the period.The … [Read more...] about NHS Staff Posted Patient Information on Facebook
Some teens are growing tired of the excessive sharing and "drama" on Facebook and more are turning to sites like Twitter and Instagram to express themselves, according to a new study."Many teens expressed waning enthusiasm for Facebook," the Pew Research Center said in a study released Tuesday, based on interviews with 800 teens conducted between July and September last … [Read more...] about Teens growing cool on Facebook but warming to Twitter, Pew study finds
A million bucks certainly doesn't go as far as it used to, but for a select group of advertisers it might be just enough to place an auto-play video ad on Facebook for 24 hours. That's the flat, up-front fee Facebook is charging most advertisers to be among the first to use its delayed and perhaps most overhyped ad product to date, according to The Wall Street Journal.Facebook … [Read more...] about Progressive Offers Its Take on Facebook’s Video Ads
Regardless of what their religious tradition teaches, teenagers on social media platforms like Facebook are "picking and choosing" religion to customize their needs than those who do not use social media, researchers have revealed. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock Women are more inclined to believe that all religions are true as opposed to that … [Read more...] about Teenagers Experiment With Religion On Facebook
Educated and working mothers, please take serious note! If you frequently post photos of your new-born babies on Facebook and fail to get enough positive posts, depression is out their to catch you. Get In Stock Alerts on Twitter for SNES Classic, Switch and More If a mother is posting on Facebook to get affirmation that she's doing a good job and doesn't get all the … [Read more...] about Posting Baby Photos On Facebook Put Moms At Risk Of Depression