60% of Children Lie About Their Age on the Internet

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Parents are being encouraged to take an interest in and support their children’s online activity during Safer Internet Day.

   Young people are defying the dangers that adults have warned them about and are still taking chances that could put themselves at risk online, according to new research.  Six out of every 10 young people who make contact with strangers on the internet lie about their age, a new survey has revealed, and 43 per cent have online ‘friends’ they’ve never met in real life, says research to mark Safer Internet Day.

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Man Spends Year of Unemployment Giving Away $10 a Day to Strangers

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“Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them.  So, spread your love everywhere you go. ” –Mother Teresa

When Reed Sandridge, 36, was first laid off from his job at a D.C. nonprofit in Sept. 2009, he spent about a month sleeping in and doing all the things he didn’t have time to do when he was working full time. It wasn’t until his second month of unemployment rolled around that the stark reality of joblessness began to sink in.

 

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Chat Roulette – Webcam Service That Connects You with Strangers

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One Chat Roulette user found himself face to face with boy band The Jonas Brothers

First came Facebook, which connects you with close friends and school mates you don’t really talk to anymore. Then came Twitter where you could ‘follow’ and be followed by complete strangers.  So it was perhaps inevitable that the ever evolving internet would push the social boundaries one step further, resulting in Chat Roulette.

 

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