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How the COPPA, as Implemented, Is Misinterpreted by the Public: Authored by danah boyd, Urs Gasser, John Palfrey Download PDF Mr.

How the COPPA, as Implemented, Is Misinterpreted by the Public:

Chairman, Members of the Senate Subcommittee, and Commissioners of the United States Federal Trade Commission: Thank you for focusing attention on the important issues of youth privacy and safety online. As researchers, we welcome the opportunity to provide input into these hearings regarding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We write as individuals, but we work together as the principal investigators of the Youth and Media Policy Working Group Initiative at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. There is no doubt that protecting children’s privacy and safety is of utmost importance in our society.

How the Public Interprets COPPA-Prompted Age Restrictions In order to understand how American youth use social media as a part of their daily practices, Dr. boyd spent the last five years doing ethnographic studies across 17 U.S. states, interviewing parents, teachers, and youth. 1. Going Forward. Google Scholar Blog. Top 150 Management & Leadership Blogs - NOOP.NL. Adults ruined blogs for kids, study shows / The Christian Scienc. You know what they say – as soon as the adults show up, the party's over.

Adults ruined blogs for kids, study shows / The Christian Scienc

Skip to next paragraph Recent posts Subscribe Today to the Monitor Click Here for your FREE 30 DAYS ofThe Christian Science MonitorWeekly Digital Edition A study released this week by the the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that teens have pulled back on their blog use in the past couple of years, while use by adults has remained steady. Meanwhile, adult blogging has remained at a steady 10 percent. So what are those crazy kids up to these days?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the real growth in the teen market is in social networking. Top 10 Web Widgets. Widgets are mini web applications that you can insert into your website and/or social networks.

Top 10 Web Widgets

They're a popular way to add interesting third party content to your web presence. In this post we look at the top web widgets from Yola and Widgetbox. It's clear from our analysis that widgets are well past the early adopter stage and are now very mainstream. Yola, the website building service formerly known as SynthaSite, sent us a list of the top 10 widgets for its 3 million plus community - many of whom are small business owners. We compare that list below with the most popular widgets from more consumer-focused Widgetbox. Yola's top 10 list tells us that Google widgets proliferate (4 of them are in the top 10), media widgets are popular (numbers 1, 4, 8) and communication widgets are well used (2, 5, 7).

YouTube Blog Page Widget Google Ad Sense Flickr Lightbox Meebo Chat Room Google Maps Skype Me! Let us know if you have a favorite web widget and if so, where do you host it? Top 10 Social Media Blogs – The 2010 Winners. The top ten Twitter statistics and analytic. Stephen's Lighthouse: Ten Technologies That Will Rock 2010. Six Social Media Trends for 2010 - Conversation Starter - Harvar. By David Armano | 9:54 AM November 2, 2009 In 2009 we saw exponential growth of social media.

Six Social Media Trends for 2010 - Conversation Starter - Harvar

According to Nielsen Online, Twitter alone grew 1,382% year-over-year in February, registering a total of just more than 7 million unique visitors in the US for the month. Meanwhile, Facebook continued to outpace MySpace. So what could social media look like in 2010? In 2010, social media will get even more popular, more mobile, and more exclusive — at least, that’s my guess. 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. These are a few emerging trends that come to my mind — I’m interested to hear what you think as well, so please weigh in with your own thoughts. David Armano is a Senior Vice President at Edelman Digital, the interactive arm of global communications firm Edelman.