A look back at 2010, courtesy of Google and JibJab, and an update on one of the fastest-rising search queries of the year from multiple perspectives.
Monthly Archives: December 2010
There’s no substitute for thoughtful use of location-based services on cellphones – you know, the ones that share one’s physical whereabouts – but it helps to drill down a bit with tips like these.
US parents are beginning to restrict kids’ Net use as much as TV watching for punishment, but they’re still more comfortable with the time kids spend on the Internet than with time they devote to TV viewing.
Amid plenty of debate, the FCC voted along party lines for Chairman Genachowski’s plan for keeping Internet service providers from interfering with the legal content that runs through their “pipes.”
TeachParentsTech.org is a nice little service from the Googlers who do tech support in their families – it’s support for those who provide family tech support! Encouraging kid tech expertise is also a great parenting tool.
Further confirmation from danah boyd, from a fresh angle, that things aren’t always as they appear on the social Web – important food for thought for parents
A New York Times reporter followed Facebook’s “hate and harassment” team around to see how they deal with the 2 million+ abuse reports the site gets per week.
A Connecticut university student figured out who set up the fake profile against her and how to get them to stop.