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Disney and Social Networking: Togetherville for Kids

Disney and Social Networking: Togetherville for Kids

[ 1 ] February 25, 2022

We’re obviously big fans of social networking here at OSM but have also published some articles about negative aspects of it, especially for kids, and pondered what age they should be before they join the social networking sphere. First Lady, Michelle Obama, recently spoke about how she wouldn’t allow her daughters to use Facebook, but [...]

Child Friendly Tablet PC: The LeapPad - Early iPad Training

[ 0 ] February 18, 2022

We thought 2011 was going to be the year of the tablet PC and we were right. Back at CES 2011 we saw more than 50 tablets alone, between then and the beginning of MWC we saw a few more. With MWC 2011 packing up until next year we have heard about another tablet pc

Facebook Suitable for Kids? Not according to Michelle Obama

[ 0 ] February 9, 2022

The use of technology and social media for kids is something that divides many people. We recently told how tech skills were outpacing lifeskills for some children and how even toddlers were now learning a form of social media and we’ve also reported recently about a Facebook scam targeted at children.

Tech Skills Outpacing Life Skills for Kids

[ 0 ] January 30, 2022

We learn some surprising things here at OSM and some things amuse us (favorite YouTube videos), while some shock, such as our recent infographic about why we should be worried about identity theft. This one may shock some but if you’re a parent worrying why your kid can’t yet tie their shoelaces but is perfectly [...]

Santa online activities for kids at Christmas

Santa online activities for kids at Christmas

[ 1 ] December 19, 2021

With the holiday season on us and Christmas only days away we’ve already brought you some ideas and stories about the festive season such as the social media version of the Nativity story, the NORAD Santa Tracker app and some iPhone app Christmas games. Now we have news of some great online ways that your [...]

Norad Santa Tracker: Games For Kids 2010

Norad Santa Tracker: Games For Kids 2010

[ 0 ] December 1, 2021

Every year for many people Christmas really begins with the NORAD Santa Tracker. This site that enables children to track Santa as he leaves the North Pole on his circuit around the globe grows in popularity every year and we recently posted an article to tell more about it. When we last looked a message [...]

Kanye West: Tweets reenacted by kids

Kanye West: Tweets reenacted by kids

[ 0 ] November 24, 2021

We’ve been giving you news about Kanye West’s popular Twitter feed for some time now from cancelling his weekly “Good Friday Giveaway’s” to when he recently used Twitter to announce he was cancelling his appearance on the popular “Today” show. West has developed quite some following and if you’re one of his followers you’ll love [...]

E-Readers out, iPads in - with kids aged 6 to 12

E-Readers out, iPads in - with kids aged 6 to 12

[ 0 ] November 24, 2021

Have you been wondering what gadget gifts kids would really appreciate for the holiday season? If so a new survey might interest you of kids between the ages of 6 and 12 that were shown a plethora of gadgets on a list and asked to pick the ones they really wanted.