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Archive for February, 2009

Understanding Facebook's Stickiness

Understanding Facebook’s Stickiness

| February 27, 2009 | Comments (0)

The folks at CNNMoney just posted a great article titled How Facebook is taking over our lives. True enough! It does seem that all the buzz these days is about how Facebook is taking over the online world. Why? Because — to use another Internet buzzword – Facebook is sticky. The reporter writes: The “stickiness” of the site is […]

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A Deep Concern 3x Greater To Our Children Than I Ever Imagined

A Deep Concern 3x Greater To Our Children Than I Ever Imagined

| February 24, 2009 | Comments (0)

If you’ve followed the story of Yoursphere, or are new to our community and just learning about it, you’ll know that my “inspiration” to start the site was centered around wanting to protect my 12-year-old daughter because I was concerned about her, and other children’s online safety. In fact my exact words were to my daughter when I repeatedly […]

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Findings from the "Internet Safety Technical Task Force" Study

Findings from the “Internet Safety Technical Task Force” Study

| February 24, 2009 | Comments (0)

Study On Children & The Internet You may have seen recent news reports about the Internet Safety Technical Task Force’s Study study concerning children and Internet use. We agree with the task force’s assessment that peer bullying and harassment are the most frequent threats minors face online, and that further research is required regarding the danger from sex […]

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That's Not Cool: New Campaign Can Help Parents Too

That’s Not Cool: New Campaign Can Help Parents Too

| February 9, 2009 | Comments (0)

Digital abuse is yet another of the new hazards that today’s teens and pre-teens face. Get a cell phone or join a social network like Facebook or Myspace or even just an email account, and you’re open to unwanted contact from so-called friends and “significant others.” It’s also another one of those topics that’s just plain hard to […]

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