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Why I Care if Others Care About What They Ate for Breakfast

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I find that the only people saying privacy is dead seem to be those named in its will. Social media researcher danah boyd highlighted some of these conflicts of interest when she admonished, “No matter how many times a privileged straight white male technology executive pronounces the death of privacy,...
Why I Care if Others Care About What They Ate for Breakfast

Google Play, Apple's App Store Might Face "Legal Undertakings" In OFT's Investigation Of Freemium Games For Kids

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The freemium kids’ app party that has seen some parents left with hefty bills because of their kids’ use of games could be heading for a sticky end — at least in the U.K. The Office of Fair Trading has announced a six-month investigation into whether children are being “unfairly...
Google Play, Apple's App Store Might Face "Legal Undertakings" In OFT's Investigation Of Freemium Games For Kids

Pinterest: What Sierra Leone teenagers 'really' want

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Anti-poverty campaigns using social media are falling into the old trap of stereotyping the people they're meant to serveAmi Musa is a 13 year old girl from Sierra Leone. She wants things like soap, shoes, water and education. She is also sharing those wants on Pinterest. Well, that is at...
Pinterest: What Sierra Leone teenagers 'really' want

Top 5 TEDxTeen Talks

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Not every teenager sits around, texting endlessly and at all the wrong times, causing their parents to worry about a possible addiction to technology. Some of them give TED talks in their spare time. How will we talk about feminism? What does it mean to "fail," and why shouldn't we...
Top 5 TEDxTeen Talks

Klarna Executives Who Were Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Temporarily Leave The Company

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Earlier we wrote about a New York Post article that said two men were arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old girl on Saturday night. Those men seemed to be two Klarna executives, Niklas Adalberth and Jens Saltin. Adalberth is one of the co-founders, and Saltin is...
Klarna Executives Who Were Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Temporarily Leave The Company

Police tell Twitter that missing girl is safe before telling mom

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A U.K. police force apologizes after announcing on its Twitter feed that a missing 12-year-old girl is safe before telling her mom. [Read more]...
Police tell Twitter that missing girl is safe before telling mom

Police Department Rewards Officer Caught By An Online Pedophile Sting With Full Retirement Benefits

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When parents, law enforcement or politicians discuss web-related issues, one topic always comes up: the possibility that predators are actively stalking children through various social media services. Sometimes this issue is conflated with others in order to push legislation through, while other times it's used as convenient shorthand for the...
Police Department Rewards Officer Caught By An Online Pedophile Sting With Full Retirement Benefits

Booting Up: Brace for Social's Invasion of Netflix

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(Photo: flickr.com/ky_olsen Don’t be alarmed, but it’s very possible you wasted money on that smart TV. [PC Mag] Companies might be reconsidering Amazon Web Services, after one outage too many. [Wall Street Journal] Netflix is preparing to roll out new social features, like the ability to share what you’ve watched...
Booting Up: Brace for Social's Invasion of Netflix

How an online neighbourhood watch could help tackle violent crime | Rachel England

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The social media reaction to a video of an attack on an East London teenager shows how it can be a useful tool for policeThe social media sphere erupted in disgust last week after a video showing a sickening, unprovoked attack on a 16-year-old girl in Plaistow, East London, started...
How an online neighbourhood watch could help tackle violent crime | Rachel England

Protip: Do Not Post A Pic Of A Pile Of Cash To Facebook

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As tempting as it might seem, please do not upload a picture of a bunch of cash and then upload it to a social network. That’s just dumb. But that’s also what one 17-year-old Australian girl did only to have two robbers armed with a knife and a club show...
Protip: Do Not Post A Pic Of A Pile Of Cash To Facebook

Father of 9-year-old girl accused of piracy compares copyright holders to the mafia

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Thankfully, police in Finland have agreed to end their criminal investigation of a nine-year-old girl over piracy allegations. But that doesn’t mean her family will get away scot-free because TorrentFreak is reporting that her father Aki Nylund has had to fork over €300 to get the Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Centre (CIAPC) to...
Father of 9-year-old girl accused of piracy compares copyright holders to the mafia
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Unsuspecting 5-Year-Old Girl Being Stealth Prepared for a Grueling Life of Coding

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(Photo: Ben Northrop) Garry Welding is a programmer with a blog who works as a contractor for an ecommerce company in the U.K. Garry Welding's daughter is an unsuspecting, angelic five year old who would probably like to play legos but is instead being forced to learn how to code...
Unsuspecting 5-Year-Old Girl Being Stealth Prepared for a Grueling Life of Coding

Nevermind Broken Guitars, United Airlines Forgot a 10-Year-Old Girl in Chicago 'And Didn't Care'

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According to the latest YouTube tally, David Carroll’s viral video hit, “United Breaks Guitars,” has picked up somewhere in the vicinity of 12.3 million hits since it was first posted in 2009. The little ditty has also a spawned a book, a public speaking career, and even a startup. (Gripevine,...
Nevermind Broken Guitars, United Airlines Forgot a 10-Year-Old Girl in Chicago 'And Didn't Care'

Facebook calls on ex-detective to name social networking site

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Source of Daily Maily story refuses to divulge 'well-known social network' where he posed as girl of 14 and received sexual approaches from menFacebook has called on the ex-detective who posed as a 14-year-old girl online on a "well-known social network" and said he was approached by men making sexual...
Facebook calls on ex-detective to name social networking site

Why technology must be the solution to child abuse material online

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The problem is now epidemic and unpoliceable; even if software could identify all offenders, the justice system couldn't copeMark Bridger spent a significant amount of time on the internet on the day April Jones died. Just after midday, he had browsed his carefully organised collection of child abuse images, child...
Why technology must be the solution to child abuse material online

Smartphones driving violent crime across US

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On Feb. 27th in the middle of the afternoon, a 16-year-old girl was walking through San Francisco's Mission district when she was ordered at gun point to hand over her cellphone. The robbery was one of 10 serious crimes in the city that day, and they all involved cellphones. Three...
Smartphones driving violent crime across US

This Nine-Year-Old Girl Just Had Six of Her Organs Replaced—That's a Record [Medicine]

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When she was five, Alannah Shevenell's doctors discovered the cause of her fever, weight loss, and distended belly—a sizable tumor spreading throughout her body. After two failed surgeries and rounds of chemo, her doctors had just one option left; a risky surgery to replace six of her cancerous organs....
This Nine-Year-Old Girl Just Had Six of Her Organs Replaced—That's a Record [Medicine]

2 year old girl completely pWNs an ipad. http://bit.ly/b7ZtgI

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2 year old girl completely pWNs an ipad. http://bit.ly/b7ZtgI
Two-year-old girl receives new trachea made from her own stem cells

Police raid home of 9-year-old Pirate Bay user, confiscate her 'Winnie the Pooh' laptop

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Copyright enforcement might be getting out of hand in Scandinavia. As anti-piracy groups and copyright owners continue to work with authorities to curtail piracy in the region, police this week raided the home of a 9-year-old suspect and confiscated her “Winnie the Pooh” laptop. TorrentFreak reports that the girl’s home...
Police raid home of 9-year-old Pirate Bay user, confiscate her 'Winnie the Pooh' laptop

AssistiveWare talks autism apps, price challenges and iOS versus Android

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'Our main objective is to create products for people that really make a difference in their life,' says David NiemeijerAccording to the UK's National Autistic Society, there may be more than 500k people in the UK with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including around 134k children - defined as under-18s.Those are...
AssistiveWare talks autism apps, price challenges and iOS versus Android

To Catch A Primary: Bruning Accuses Opponent Of Following His Daughter On Twitter

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A debate Tuesday night in Nebraska for the Republican primary for Senate took a turn for the awkward when state Attorney General Jon Bruning accused his main opponent, former state Attorney General Don Stenberg, of stalking Bruning's 14-year old daughter on Twitter. The Omaha World-Herald was there for the action....
To Catch A Primary: Bruning Accuses Opponent Of Following His Daughter On Twitter

From Lori Drew To Dharun Ravi, Punishing People Based On Others' Suicides Is A Mistake

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A few years back, we covered the Lori Drew case, involving charges brought against a woman who stupidly set up a fake user account on MySpace to try to find out what was going on with a girl the woman's daughter had some issues with. The "fake account" was of...
From Lori Drew To Dharun Ravi, Punishing People Based On Others' Suicides Is A Mistake

Futurists Take Up the Cause of a Girl with Terminal Brain Cancer Seeking Comfort in Cryogenics

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(Photo: Venturist.info) A few weeks ago, a 23-year-old girl named Kim Suozzi took to Reddit with a tragic backstory: during her senior year of college, she was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of brain cancer that–after many treatment options had been explored–was deemed untreatable. Ms. Suozzi wrote that she...
Futurists Take Up the Cause of a Girl with Terminal Brain Cancer Seeking Comfort in Cryogenics

Four-Year-Old Girl Sells Her Own Artwork Online -- Here's How

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After graduating college, Will Tran taught a felon to code. These days as an experienced entrepreneur, he thinks he can make technology accessible to just about anyone. His instincts are right. When he was visiting his family in Texas, he decided to teach his 4-year-old niece Madelyn to set up an online...
Four-Year-Old Girl Sells Her Own Artwork Online -- Here's How

Spate of jail terms for online trolls leads UK to re-examine rules

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You may remember a court case in the UK that became known, absurdly but accurately, as the Twitter Joke Trial. It involved a guy who jokingly tweeted that he was going to blow his local airport “sky-high”. He was prosecuted and found guilty, but then he appealed and successfully had...
Spate of jail terms for online trolls leads UK to re-examine rules

7-year-old girl with Schizophrenia - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTUMt05_nCI&feature=player_embedded

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7-year-old girl with Schizophrenia - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTUMt05_nCI&feature=player_embedded

The 10 Worst Social Media Fails Of The Year So Far

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The year is less than three months old, yet already several brands have made king-sized screwups in social media. Among their crimes: Using a four-letter word to insult a nine-year-old girl. Live-tweeting a mass layoff. And angering Dave Mustaine of Megadeth. Poland Spring, American Airlines, Taco Bell and NASCAR are...
The 10 Worst Social Media Fails Of The Year So Far

Can a school get your kid's Facebook password? Judge says no

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How far can a school go in punishing students for what they do on Facebook? One Minnesota middle school crossed the line, leading a federal judge to say it violated one girl’s basic rights. The case involves a 12-year-old girl who used Facebook to diss the hall monitor, writing “[I hate]...
Can a school get your kid's Facebook password? Judge says no
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