If you have minor children (or grand-children staying with you this summer) you would be wise to read this post from Consumer Reports News: How to protect your kids on social networks
"Whether they're posting silly party pictures, answering "what-animal-are-you-most-like?" quizzes or just chatting about their day, today's kids, from middle school through college, share their lives with their friends via Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter—when they're not busy texting, that is.
In this short online article, Nancy Willard, director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use, advises adults on suggestions how kids can use the Web safely. There are eight quick tips that can help your kids have a safe on-line experience.
The full article is found here:How to protect your kids on social networks