Kelly Oxford started writing an anonymous blog more than seven years ago after spending a lot of time online reading sites about child-rearing. What she found were places where fellow mothers could communicate with each other, but they just weren’t very entertaining.
In this day and age, much communication is done by e-mail, text messages, Twitter and other forms of digital communication. William Powers, author of “Hamlet’s Blackberry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age,” explains how disconnecting from our screens may help us reconnect with our lives. Continue reading
Facebook changed its privacy controls after users protested that their information was being made public. Jeffrey Brown looks at the growing pressure to safeguard user information online. Continue reading
As part of a look at how both political parties are connecting with constituents on the Web, Ray Suarez reports on how Republicans and their allies are looking to harness new media in advance of this year’s elections. Continue reading