Myspace and Social Networking Resources
 

PowerPoint Second Life

 

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

Teens and Social Networking in Schools and Public Libraries.  YALSA

 

Positive Uses of Social Networking.  YALSA

 

More Than Half of MySpace Visitors Now 35 or Older - Comscore Network 

 

First Major Study of Myspace

 

Hitwise US: MySpace Tops in Sending Google Traffic

 

Myspace: The Business of Spam 2.0

 

Myspace Conquers Google; Takes on World 

 

Myspace Gains Top Ranking of U.S. Websites 


Social Networking Sites See Rise in Competition

 

Social Networking Sites Grow 47% - Nielsen / NetRatings

 

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

 

Blogs

Librarian in Black

Mashable

Tame the Web

Totally Wired

Handouts for Internet Safety for Parents Presentation

Vocabulary

Chatspeak

Social Sites

Internet Safety Sheet

Myspace Makeover Sites

 

Useful Sites for More Information on Internet Safety 

Common Sense Media Internet Survival Guide

http://www.commonsense.com/internet-safety-guide/index.php  

Myspace Safety Tips Page (includes a link to request deletion of your child’s myspace account)

http://www.myspace.com/Modules/Common/Pages/SafetyTips.aspx#  

GetNetWise Online Safety Guide (includes information by age and subject)

http://kids.getnetwise.org/safetyguide/ 

The Federal Trade Commission’s Social Networking Sites: a Parent’s Guide

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec13.htm  

Staysafe.org  (includes sections by age and subject.)

www.staysafe.org 

Safekids.com (Also safeteens.com, includes articles relating to Internet safety)

www.safekids.com  

National Cyber Security Alliance

www.staysafeonline.org 

I-safe Inc. (online educational videos for different age groups.  Non-profit organization)

www.i-safe.org 

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)

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/iksc_partners/symantec/10_questions/Assets/TenCommonQuestions.pdf  

On Guard Online: Social Networking Sites: A Parent’s Guide

http://onguardonline.gov/docs/onguardonline_socialnetworking.pdf 

Consumer Reports: Cyber-Insecurity (Online protection)

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/electronics-computers/cyber-insecurity/cyber-insecurity-hub.htm