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MySpace, FaceBook, Xanga and More… What is Social Networking? Cathy Nelson Teacher-Librarian School Library Media Specialist
Social  Networking
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Your friends </li></ul><ul><li>Random students </li></ul><ul><li>Professors </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul>...
 
 
 
Tips for parents
<ul><li>Talk to your kids about why they use MySpace, how they communicate with others and how they represent themselves o...
<ul><li>Kids shouldn't lie about how old they are. MySpace members must be 14 years of age or older.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>MySpace is a public space.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Remind them not to post anything that could embarrass them later or expose them to danger. </li></ul>
<ul><li>People aren't always who they say they are. Ask your children to be careful about adding strangers to their friend...
<ul><li>Harassment, hate speech and inappropriate content should be reported.  </li></ul>
Do you want to remove your child’s profile? <ul><li>http://www1.myspace. com/misc/ tipsForParents.html </li></ul>
 
 
 
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Social networking Explaind for Parents

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This is a presentation used in a parent workshop for Conway Middle School

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Social networking Explaind for Parents

  1. 1. MySpace, FaceBook, Xanga and More… What is Social Networking? Cathy Nelson Teacher-Librarian School Library Media Specialist
  2. 2. Social Networking
  3. 7. <ul><li>Your friends </li></ul><ul><li>Random students </li></ul><ul><li>Professors </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Your coach </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Security </li></ul><ul><li>Law enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Sex offenders </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Life Staff </li></ul><ul><li>University Judicial Board </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>and Grandma </li></ul>
  4. 11. Tips for parents
  5. 12. <ul><li>Talk to your kids about why they use MySpace, how they communicate with others and how they represent themselves on MySpace. </li></ul>
  6. 13. <ul><li>Kids shouldn't lie about how old they are. MySpace members must be 14 years of age or older. </li></ul>
  7. 14. <ul><li>MySpace is a public space. </li></ul>
  8. 15. <ul><li>Remind them not to post anything that could embarrass them later or expose them to danger. </li></ul>
  9. 16. <ul><li>People aren't always who they say they are. Ask your children to be careful about adding strangers to their friends list. </li></ul>
  10. 17. <ul><li>Harassment, hate speech and inappropriate content should be reported. </li></ul>
  11. 18. Do you want to remove your child’s profile? <ul><li>http://www1.myspace. com/misc/ tipsForParents.html </li></ul>

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