MySpace: Good Bad or Over Rated?

There’s a magazine story about a 16 year old girl who arranged to meet a man online. Her father found out, followed the girl, and threatened to kill the girl and the man she was meeting. What makes this story interesting? It was published in an 1886 edition of Electrical World, written about the new and scary technology of, get this, the telegraph!!

Sound familiar to what the news and various adults are saying about MySpace? View
this article to get more dirt.

Think you know everything about MySpace? Here's a
top 10 list of things you don't know (or perhaps you already do you!)

Did you know that MySpace will soon be launching a software download that would allow parents to track the use of their child’s MySpace user name, purported age and location.
What do you think about that?

Should schools ban networking sites like MySpace, or teach students to use the sites responsibly?

Tell us what you think! How many of you use MySpace? Are you using it wisely? What does that even mean, “to use it wisely”? Are adults too worried about teens not knowing how to “be smart”? What thoughts came to mind when you read these articles?

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Anonymous said...

I think Myspace is a waste of time.

Layla said...

Good if it's used properly, it's a nice way to keep in contact with friends if you're careful.

The Cheat said...

Myspace is a personal choice. You choose your friends, and you can set it to where only your friends can view your profile. It's completely safe if used correctly.

Kacy said...

well i think its a good way to hook up with a guy you have NEVER EVEN MET!

Sam said...

If you are tired of myspace but want a way to connect with artists and musicians and then you should check out www.putiton.com
If you are tired of myspace all together than you should probably leave your bedroom and go interact with the real world ;)