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2007

Facebook users complain of new tracking (Red Orbit, 11/21/07)

 

Dispute over push to get social Web sites in classroom (Union Leader Correspondent, 11/23/07)

 

What kids learn in virtual worlds (C-Net News, 11/15/07)

 

New Facebook, MySpace ad programs prompt FTC complaint (C-Net News, 11/12/07)

 

Forum to focus on online privacy (San Francisco Chronicle, 11/1/07)

 

Facebook to Add Shopping Service to Its Menu (Advertising Age, 11/5/07)

 

Privacy Groups Propose Do-Not-Track List (Advertising Age, 10/30/07)

Pay Up, Kid, or Your Igloo Melts (New York Times, 10/28/07)

Virtual worlds threaten 'values' (BBC News, 10/25/07)

Are kids ready for ads in virtual worlds? (C-Net News, 10/16/07)

When the PC becomes a parenting problem (C-Net News, 10/11/07)

The Hottest Thing in Kids Marketing? Imitating Webkinz (Advertising Age, 10/8/07)

Coming soon to kindergarten: anti-piracy ed (C-Net News, 10/2/07)

The virtual playground (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 10/1/07)

MySpace to Discuss Latest Effort to Customize Ads for Members (New York Times, 9/18/07)

Selling to Kids - Virtually (Channel 4.com, 9/4/07)

Facebook Gets Personal With Ad Targeting Plan (Wall Street Journal, 8/24/07)

Virtual worlds for kids take off (The Guardian, 8/9/07)

Sears Targets Tweens Online (Chicago Sun Times, 8/9/07)

Playground Networking, Now Online  (Washington Post, 8/3/07)

Virtual Worlds Aren't Just for Reaching Adults Anymore (Click Z, 7/05/07)

Play sites offer safe fun and lucrative advertising space (International Herald Tribune, 6/6/07)

FTC Urged To Probe Digital Food Marketing To Kids (Media Post, 5/17/07)

Websites cultivate market in the making: children (Toronto Globe and Mail, 5/3/07)

Mattel aims at preteens with Barbie Web brand (AP 4/27/07)

Ad infinitum (food marketing to children) (Boston Globe, 4/23/07)

Webkinz's plush creatures take on e-lives  (Associated Press, 4/9/07)

Tweens' tap into the Web (Baltimore Sun, 4/5/07)

Kids' TV faces new Net restrictions (CNet News.com, 1/24/07)

2006

Child protection advocates hit at Wal-Mart (Financial Times, 10/5/06)

Exploitative Internet marketing fuels child obesity (Reuters, 9/5/06)

PBS to sell online ads (Broadcasting and Cable, 8/24/06)

How Advertising Is Becoming Child's Play (Science News Online, 7/29/06)

Is it a game or an advertisement? (Chicago Tribune, 7/20/06)

Food groups increase use of internet to target children (Financial Times, 7/19/06)

Hey, Kid, You Want to Buy a Toyota Scion? (New York Times, 6/14/06)

Kids And Neopets: Who's Getting Fed? (CBS.com, 2/9/06)
 

 

 

 

 

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