There’s nothing like a bit of tech sex to sell tabloid newspapers, so the recent report that a wife wants to divorce her husband because he took part in virtual gay sex in the online game Second Life isn’t much of a surprise. I reported on the threat of virtual […]

Get that computer out of our bed! Virtual reality drives ..., a subscription-based family-friendly social networking site, has called out the likes of Facebook and MySpace for putting revenue and profit before taking responsibility for the privacy and safety of their users. They cite the usual horror stories of paedophiles stalking teenagers, false profiles, and compromising photographs. “Sites like MySpace […]

Family-friendly social networking site accuses popular sites of profit before ...

It must be something about the school summer holidays that’s bringing out surveys about children and parents and their relationship with the Internet… and each other. Not a week after a survey about parental knowledge of their children’s online activities comes another from Garlik. This one suggests that 75% of […]

Young children using online social networks, three-quarters of parents “spying” ...

The MySpace MyKids project is a new user-friendly website designed to familiarize parents with social networking and help them protect their kids. It’s a powerful educational program for parents who want to not only protect their children, but also better understand and connect with their teens.

Parents get to understand MySpace and connect with their kids ...