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The “Star Wars Kid” Grows Up

Posted May 13th, 2013 at 10:10 am (UTC-4)
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It’s Still Unclear If The Internet Ever Will Doug Bernard | Washington DC Think back to a time before Facebook. Before Twitter.  Before YouTube and Instagram and Vine and every other website yelling at you to splatter your face and life all over the Internet and make yourself famous, even if for a moment. Ten […]

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Are Teens Meaner Online?

Posted November 10th, 2011 at 8:47 pm (UTC-4)
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A New Look at Teens and Online Behavior If it seems like just about every teenager living in the United States is on the Internet, that’s because nearly every one of them is. An astounding 95% of teens aged 12-17 are now online, and over 80% of those teens are using social networking sites like […]

Digital Frontiers: Jessi Slaughter’s Internet Infamy

Posted November 3rd, 2010 at 11:52 pm (UTC-4)
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It wasn’t all that long ago that Jessi Slaughter was just like so many other American tween-aged girls: chatting about boys, interested in clothes, and hoping for a little attention. She got what she wanted. But attention in the Internet world can often become unwelcome. VOA’s Doug Bernard has this look at the story of […]

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The Internet, mobile phones, tablet computers and other digital devices are transforming our lives in fundamental and often unpredictable ways. “Digital Frontiers” investigates how real world concepts like privacy, identity, security and freedom are evolving in the virtual world.

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