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Season 2007 Episode 0409

Totally Wired

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Totally Wired
Anastasia Goodstein on Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens are Really Doing Online.MySpace, Facebook, Xanga, Live Journal, Ning - foreign and frightening to some parents, tremendously popular and patronized by teens - online social networks are at an all-time high and show no signs of losing favor. Inspired by her daily blogging about teens and youth on YPulse and extensive interviews with teens, teachers and parents, Anastasia Goodstein arms adults with the language and knowledge they need to understand how teens are really using the internet, showing them when to set boundaries, and when to just relax."Totally Wired" is a voice of reason amidst panic, and will open the eyes of concerned adults everywhere. Come learn which sites are appropriate for each age group and ways to monitor or block children from accessing certain sites; the ins and outs of online social networking and journaling; how to handle cyber bullying, the difference between healthy, harmless internet usage and potential dangers, and how to better talk to kids about the internet - Cody's Booksmoreless

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