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Shira Lee Katz
Director, Digital Media | Tech and learning enthusiast
If your teens are some of the millions on Facebook, it pays to start them off on the right foot. Using strict privacy settings is rule number one, and -- because Facebook updates its privacy... read more
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Tony Porterfield
Guest Blogger
As a parent and a computer engineer, I'm enthusiastic about technology and the learning opportunities it can offer my kids.  But -- also because I'm a parent and a computer engineer -- I'm wary of... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
I am thrilled to share our support of the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013, a bipartisan and bicameral bill introduced in Congress today by Senator Ed Markey and Representative Joe Barton. It is... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
News broke this week about teen-privacy changes on Facebook, and we called for industry safeguards to protect schoolchildren's personal data. We also discussed growing trends in kids' TV,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Q. Will California's "Eraser Button" law let kids delete all their online content? A. Kids will still need to be extremely selective about what they put online (and continue to use strong privacy... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Editor's Note: The "eraser button" bill (SB 568) was signed into law by Governor Brown on Monday, September 23, 2013. I wanted to share the letter I sent to California Governor Jerry Brown's... read more
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Erin Wilkey Oh
Senior Editor, Education Reviews | Educator
You may have heard the buzz about a new Facebook feature called Graph Search. This super-charged search tool takes the place of the old search box on the top left of your Facebook home page and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Q. I know that certain rules protect my kid's privacy on her computer -- but what about her cell phone? A.  Her cell phone is covered, too. Federal rules under the Children's Online Privacy... read more
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