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Facebook Confirms That College Kids Don’t Want to Friend Their Parents Facebook Confirms That College Kids Don’t Want to Friend Their Parents
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Drunken photos, vulgar status updates, check-ins at places they’re not supposed to be – any and all of these things likely deter millions of college and post-college aged kids from choosing to friend their parents on Facebook. Sure, you could …

Amazon Launches “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited” Kids Service Amazon Launches “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited” Kids Service
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Amazon announced the launch of Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, which the company describes as “the all-you-can-eat content sercvice built from the ground up just for kids”. “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited brings together for the first time all of the types of content …

It’s Reading Rainbow’s Turn in the PBS Icons Remixed Series It’s Reading Rainbow’s Turn in the PBS Icons Remixed Series

With their Icons Remixed series, PBS Digital Studios is doing it right. So far, they’ve taken some of the best personalities from their decades of programming and given them a freshening up of sorts. And the results have been great. …

Kids Are Dreaming of an iChristmas Kids Are Dreaming of an iChristmas

If you’re wondering what to get your kid this holiday season and want to go the electronics route, you probably can’t go wrong with an Apple product. That’s the takeaway from a recent Nielsen study into the wishlists of children. …

Third-Grader Is Really Pissed That Obama Won Third-Grader Is Really Pissed That Obama Won
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Earlier this week, we checked up on the “Bronco Bama” girl, a four-year-old that previously went viral by lamenting the seemingly endless cycle of political bickering leading up to the Presidential election. We noted that she seemed happy that President …

Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs

Groupon announced free shipping and free returns on Groupon Goods, as well as a new toy catalog and holiday catalog. “Groupon Goods has just come off a successful first year with over 4.3 million customers as of Sept. 2012 and …

Hulu Launches Kid-Friendly Ad-Free Section “Hulu Kids” Hulu Launches Kid-Friendly Ad-Free Section “Hulu Kids”

Hulu has just unveiled Hulu Kids, their new kid-friendly streaming section. It is now available online at hulu.com/kids and on the PS3. At launch, Hulu has included 43 kids shows inside the new section. All of the video housed inside …

Amazon Bolsters Parental Controls with FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD Amazon Bolsters Parental Controls with FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD
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Attention parents: Amazon is hoping that a new update to the Kindle fire HD makes you feel more comfortable about leaving your children alone with the tablet. In the latest over-the-air update to hit the device, Amazon is introducing Kindle …

Facebook Takes Issue With Part Of Child Privacy Law Facebook Takes Issue With Part Of Child Privacy Law
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Websites that are collecting information from children under the age of thirteen are required to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Facebook is concerned with COPPA, in how it relates to plug-ins, like the company’s ever-popular “Like” …

Tabeo Tablet From Toys “R” Us Gives Parents A Lot Of Control Tabeo Tablet From Toys “R” Us Gives Parents A Lot Of Control
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Toys “R” Us unveiled a new tablet device geared specifically towards kids today. It’s called the Tabeo, and comes with nearly 20 games, learning apps, storybooks, and other kid-friendly entertainment apps. There are 50 free apps pre-installed. It runs on …

Groupon’s Insane Kidz Club Is Back [Video] Groupon’s Insane Kidz Club Is Back [Video]

“Groupon is no stranger to what kids desire,” Groupon claims in its latest blog post about the return of the Groupon Kidz Club. First, for a bit of background, let’s review what the Groupon Kidz Club consists of – one …

Parents Overwhelmingly See Social Media as a Good Thing Parents Overwhelmingly See Social Media as a Good Thing
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Some psychologists and social science researchers would have you believe that Facebook is turning everybody’s children into drunken stoners. And narcissistic idiots, as well. I’m sure most people have had a parent ask them why they spend so much time …

Netflix Launches “Just for Kids” on Xbox 360 Netflix Launches “Just for Kids” on Xbox 360
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Netflix wants to keep protecting your kids from some of more adult content available on their service, as well as highlight programming that is designed specifically for them. In order to do that, they’ve just announced that they have expanded …

Claims of Cyberbullying Epidemic May Be Exaggerated Claims of Cyberbullying Epidemic May Be Exaggerated
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Let’s face it, kids are jerks – jerks that have been picking on other kids since the dawn of time. Bullies are a part of life, and sometimes bullying can make its way out of the schoolyard and into the …

Well, My Childhood Sucked: Dad Soups-Up Son’s Power Wheels Car Well, My Childhood Sucked: Dad Soups-Up Son’s Power Wheels Car

At one point in my life, I had my own go-kart. It was awesome and I was the envy of my friends, naturally. But that didn’t happen until I was a little bit older – definitely older than this luckiest …

Young Beatles Fan Brings The Cute To Sgt. Pepper’s Young Beatles Fan Brings The Cute To Sgt. Pepper’s

It’s always nice to see the younger generation develop a respect for some of the best music ever made, and that’s why we must reward any brave kid who decides to tackle the legendary beginning to one of the greatest …

Facebook’s Still Debating Whether or Not to Let in Your 12-Year-Old; Are You Still Concerned? Facebook’s Still Debating Whether or Not to Let in Your 12-Year-Old; Are You Still Concerned?
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I’m 27 years old. Actually, I’m not 27 years old. I’m 26 years old. I just lied on the internet! And trust me, it really is so easy that a preteen can do it. And they do – all the …

Facebook Is Still No Country For Sex Offenders, Says Indiana Judge Facebook Is Still No Country For Sex Offenders, Says Indiana Judge
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“Sex offenders are deplorable and allowing them access to our children via Facebook is criminal.” How about “it’s a universal human right, protected by the constitution, to be able to access these forms of communication as they amount to free …

Sorry Parents, Your Teens Like Porn A Lot More Than You Think Sorry Parents, Your Teens Like Porn A Lot More Than You Think
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In little-to-no-chance-of-shocking-you news, parents are fairly oblivious when it comes to what their kids are doing online. McAfee just released the results of their annual Teen Internet Behavior study, and the takeaway is that parents severely underestimate what their kids …

New Louisiana Law Gives Sex Offenders A Scarlet Letter On Facebook New Louisiana Law Gives Sex Offenders A Scarlet Letter On Facebook
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When it comes to registered sex offenders being allowed on social media sites like Facebook, maybe it’s more about open information and less about outright bans. Unsure of the constitutionality of an outright ban on sex offenders using social networks, …

If Facebook Lets in Preteens, They Better Not See Any Ads and Parents Better Have Control, Say Consumer Groups If Facebook Lets in Preteens, They Better Not See Any Ads and Parents Better Have Control, Say Consumer Groups
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Facebook’s longstanding rules on preteens accessing the service may be changing, as we learned earlier this month that the company was mulling the possibility of letting kids under the age of 13 join the network. Of course, opening up Facebook …