Social Networking Sites

Social networking is booming. Web sites like Facebook and MySpace have ushered in a new era of communication. The internet allows us to keep track of friends, add new ones, and connect with people from all around the world. At the same time, the information age presents new challenges for parents.

Below are some screen shots of other popular social networking sites. It is good for parents to become acquainted with these sites.

 

Bebo

Hi5

Orkut

Mostly popular in Spanish speaking countries

eCrush

This site is mostly targeted to middle school aged children.

eSpin

Friendster

Adult Friend Finder

You should be very concerned if your child is visiting this website, it is used for meeting friends or sex partners.