digital nation - life on the virtual frontier

Relationships How technology is changing friendship, parenting and love.

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Rough Cut

How Jonathan Met Kitten

Jonathan explains how he met and stays in touch with his best friend of six years -- online.

Over the past few years, sites like MySpace and Facebook have become wildly popular. Teens...
1:43
The Rise of Social Networking
Seems like everyone's social networking these days. Henry Jenkins, a leading scholar in co...
2:53
Your Kids on Social Media
At Morristown High School, a MySpace quarrel became a real world fight.
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Fighting on MySpace
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Checking MySpace on the Front Lines

For many soldiers and officers, MySpace is the primary tool for keeping up with friends and family back home.

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Interview Highlights

The Human Touch

Philip Rosedale, the founder of Second Life, wonders, is technology isolating us or bringing us closer together?

5:42

Student Lab

Baby Boomers Facebooking

Facebook started as a place for college students to connect, but now its fastest growing age group is 55-65.

2:53

Interview Highlights

Your Kids on Social Media

Seems like everyone's social networking these days. Henry Jenkins, a leading scholar in comparative media studies who currently teaches at USC, has some advice for parents who haven't signed up yet.

1:43

Rough Cut

The Rise of Social Networking

Over the past few years, sites like MySpace and Facebook have become wildly popular. Teens tell us why they love them.

1:51

Rough Cut

Fighting on MySpace

At Morristown High School, a MySpace quarrel became a real world fight.

Interviews

turkle Sherry Turkle She’s a psychologist and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self.
legoues Francoise LeGoues She spearheaded IBM's push to start holding internal meetings in Second Life.

posted February 2, 2010

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