Transcript Second Life (may be slight alterations since I did not save all of the questions. This is just what I wrote up before the event.)
Myspace and Social Networking Articles and Resources
More Than Half of MySpace Visitors Now 35 or Older - Comscore Network
Abram, Stephen. "Some Tricks to Build Information Fluency - Part 2." Multimedia and Internet at Schools, Vol 13, Iss 6, Nov/Dec 2006.
Barnes, J.A. "Class and Committee in a Norwegian Island Parish"
Bernstein, Jared. "My Homework's Done: Can Imbee on My Blog?" EContent 29 No. 5, June 2006
Carlson, Scott. "The Library at CUNY's Brooklyn College Makes Friends on Myspace" The Chronicle of Higher Education Vol 52, Iss 37, May 19, 2006.
Lamb, Annette and Johnson, Larry. "Want to Be My "Friend"? What You Need to Know About Social Technologies." Teacher Librarian 34, No. 1 55-57 October 2006
Useful Sites for More Information on Internet Safety
Common Sense Media Internet Survival Guide
Myspace Safety Tips Page (includes a link to request deletion of your child’s myspace account)
GetNetWise Online Safety Guide (includes information by age and subject)
The Federal Trade Commission’s Social Networking Sites: a Parent’s Guide
Staysafe.org (includes sections by age and subject.)
National Cyber Security Alliance
I-safe Inc. (online educational videos for different age groups. Non-profit organization)
10 Technical Questions: What Every Parent Must Know to Keep Children Safe Online
(Includes things like how to check the history and temporary files on your computer, how to remove spyware, etc. www.ikeepsafe.org also includes educational books and videos for children. Recommended for under age 11)
On Guard Online: Social Networking Sites: A Parent’s Guide
Consumer Reports: Cyber-Insecurity (Online protection)