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Ten Rules for Publishing Information about Our Kids on Social Networks

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The most essential fact to keep in mind is that on social networks, especially on Facebook, we are not only dealing with friends and acquaintances. In fact, it often happens that we interact with people that we do not know, and that may not always have good intentions.

As parents, we live our relationships with our children with intensity and great pride. This attitude also influences our use of social networks. Our Facebook pages, for example, are so often dedicated to praising the beauty, skills, and activities of our young ones, wether they be children or grandchildren.

Nevertheless, publishing every kind of information about our children--facts, videos, and pictures--can be very dangerous, since we cannot know with certainty who will be looking at them, and for what they could use them. For this reason, I suggest 10 small, common-sense rules to take into account before publishing images of our children and grandchildren on social networks:

1. Never show pictures of the places, such as parks and gardens, that your child often visits. This could offer the ill-intentioned valuable information on where to find him.

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Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars? A Norwegian Documentary Quips Gender Theory

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For some time now, a documentary that would be great to show in schools, or even simply to watch with family and friends, has been circulating on the web. It is useful for understanding how gender theory—or the theory holding that no biologial difference exists between men and women, and affirming on the other hand their greatest equality in every point of view—is scientifically unfounded.

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The Rimini Meeting. Family and New Media. Interview with Luca Gino Castellin, Social Media Team volunteer

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Young smiling volunteers are welcoming visitors. Journalists are running frantically from one building to the next as they seek out statements from leaders in the political and business worlds. Curious families are scoping out various informational stands. Debates, photo exhibits, musical and theatrical events, and children playing soccer in the recreational area.

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Family and media. Family relationship, their rappresentation on the mass media and virtual relationship

Family and media. Family relationship, their rappresentation on the mass media and virtual relationship

The first study of this third volume of the Family and Media collection presents a...

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Violent Media, Children, and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The Role of Genes

Violent Media, Children, and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The Role of Genes

One of the factors that might influence the differences found in children's cons...

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Family or Families?

Family or Families?

We anticipate the translated text of Prof. Malo's lecture, Family or Families? Tow...

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Towards the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family:Time for Reflection amidst Crisis

Towards the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family:Time for Reflection amidst Crisis

To build a new family, especially in times of crisis, is certainly not easy.

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Is it possible to erase our recorded history on the internet?

Is it possible to erase our recorded history on the internet?

Google’s Advisory Council has met with experts in Rome to discuss “the right to ...

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What happens when it is the children who teach their parents to use new technology?

What happens when it is the children who teach their parents to use new technology?

The question has become more and more relevant: in what way and to what extent d...

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Alice behind the Looking Glass. Literature and knowledge of reality

Alice behind the Looking Glass. Literature and knowledge of reality

 

We offer to our readers the Introduction to the book just published, Feder...

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More than just games

The word video game is often associated with entertainment, leisure and fun , but for ...

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What is really at stake with the Synod on the Family

What is really at stake with the Synod on the Family

The Extraordinary Synod on the Family has received a great deal of attention fro...

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On the Quest for Good Reading A journey into the website Delibris.org

On the Quest for Good Reading  A journey into the website Delibris.org

We interviewed José Verdiá, director of www.delibris.org : a site that offers free o...

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Maleficent: The Story of Motherhood that Redeems


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pdf-icoIt’s a synod on the family, remember?
Divorce, annulments, and contraception certainly have their impact on family life, but surely it is a negative one.

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pdf-icoSocial Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelization.
Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the 47th World Communications Day
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pdf-icoThe secret of brands. What’s hidden behind the communication of fashion: real needs or only emotive suggestions?The new edition of What’s left of the media by Gianfranco Bettetini and Armando Fumagalli (Quel che resta dei media; Franco Angeli, Milan) has recently hit bookstores.
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"New Technologies, New Relationships. Promoting a Culture of Respect, Dialogue and Friendship."
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