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We know that keeping up on current internet trends can be tough, especially for a parent who doesn't get online much. That's why we've prepared these guides; to help you understand what your kids are talking about on the internet.
Below you will find a few articles and resources to help you further understand internet slang, online acronyms, net trends, and overall internet ettiquette. Plus, we've even included some other helpful resources such as a list of commonly misspelled words - all too common among teenage internet users.
Monitoring Your Teen On The Web - How Much is Too Much? What Should I Be Doing?What Every Parent Should Know - New to the web? Not a frequent AIM user or chat room visitor? Start out with our must read guide to internet slang. What every parent should know introduces parents to common internet slang and warns of what danger signs to be on the lookout for to keep your teenager safe on the web and goes 1 step further by showing you how to check up on what they're doing on the internet.
IM + Etiquette = Netiquette: a guide to using IM at work. - IM use is growing in the workplace, but is it a good thing or a bad thing? Our guide will tell you what you need to know to keep you out of hot water with the boss.
Protect Yourself Online - How Geekspeak can save you money - Our geekspeak guide introduces you to the terms you should be aware of to keep your computer safe and virus free. We'll discuss trojans, spam, phishing, and other practices used by internet bad guys in an attempt to steal your information.
Internet Slang Dictionary - The Book - Need a handy reference you can take with you? No Problem! It's NoSlang.com in book form. It's got some extra information and is much easier to read (although the search function isn't as good). This is a great resource for any parent to leave on the computer desk. Buy your copy today.
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