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How Jonathan Met Kitten

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

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Over the past few years, sites like MySpace and Facebook have become wildly popular. Teens...
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The Rise of Social Networking
Seems like everyone's social networking these days. Henry Jenkins, a leading scholar in co...
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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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  • 91% of teens use their profiles on social networking sites to stay in touch with friends they see frequently, 49% to make new friends and 17% to flirt. - Pew Research Center, January 2007

posted February 2, 2010

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