"There was and continues to be some level of fear and even fear mongering around online groups, particularly those for teens. MySpace has repeatedly come under attack as a dark and dangerous place for teens. My older teen children use MySpace, FaceBook and other tools and I have to say, the fear mongering for me is a continued reflection of the US environment where fear is a political tactic. My message to parents: stay involved with and talk to your kids. These online spaces are part of their reality."
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Don't Fear Online Communities
Nancy White guest blogs at cybersoc.com and writes about online group interaction: