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ArticleMultitasking hinders youth social skills
ArticleGrowing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction from the Wall Street Journal
ArticleTeen Brain Development and Decision-Making
ArticleFCC Chair: Give Kids Internet, Carefully.
ArticleGossip Girls and Boys Get Lesson in Empathy
Resource/ResearchStudy: Face time benefits pre-teens
Resource/ResearchInternet Addiction - Articles and research on Internet addiction: what makes the internet addictive, cybersex and infidelity online, online gambling addiction and more.
ArticleWarning to parents about Formspring.me - Teenage Insults, Scrawled on Web, Not on Walls
ArticleIs Lockerz a scam site? - Information for parents
ArticleInternet Predators Usually Look for Teens Instead of Kids - from KidsHealth.org
BlogHow Kids Get Around Site Safeguards - from NetFamilyNews.org
SoftwareKid's Web Browser [for PC only]
SoftwareKidoz Creates Kid-Friendly Media Browser Visit Kidoz
SoftwareKidzui - KidZui is a free Web browser, search engine and online playground for kids 3-12. [Available for PC, Mac OSX or as a Firefox AddOn]
SoftwareZac Broswer - the first web browser designed for children with autism.
SoftwareMy Kids Browser - an Internet-safe browser for kids.
ResearchMcAfee's Mapping the Mal Web: Revisited - [pdf] shows how and where the many risks are distributed across the Internet. For example, they report that it is very risky to register an email address with a ".info" domain and is likely to result in a high incidence of spamming, and that nearly 12% of ".info" web sites had a high or moderate risk of encountering malicious software. Second to ".info" were web sites from China who's URLs contain ".cn".
ResearchCrimes Against Children Research Center at UNH - produces many papers on crimes against children online.
ResearchTop 100 Search Terms by Kids Include Porn
ResourceTips to prevent sexting from ConnectSafely.org
ResourceCybertipline - reporting child exploitation online
ResourceSample Internet Safety Contracts:
SafeKids contract for younger kids
Contract for teens
Internet Safety Rules Contract
ResourceA collection of sample Acceptable Use Policies for schools
SourceIdentity Theft Against Children
Resource7 Steps to prevent identity theft
ResourceChild Identity Theft
ResourceWhat you can do about child identity theft