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Revisiting the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

by Sara M. Grimes, PhD
March 25, 2013

Last December, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the results of its two-year review of the Children’s Online Privacy Protections Act (COPPA), including a series of amendments and rule changes aimed at updating the Act in light of recent technological and social developments. This was the first time COPPA had … 







Children’s Media and Marketing – 5 Issues to Watch in 2013

by Linette Attai
January 22, 2013

This post originally appeared on Playwell’s website, and appears here with permission. As 2012 came to a close, the children’s media and marketing industries saw a flurry of activity from the Federal Trade Commission. In December alone, we saw reports on mobile apps (“Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not … 







Kids Online: A new research agenda for understanding social networking forums

by Sara Grimes and Deborah Fields
November 7, 2012

A growing number of kids at increasingly younger ages are engaging in online social networking today-a development that is leading to a surge of news stories, media attention, and economic investment. In this paper, produced with the generous support of Cisco Systems and the Digital Media and Learning Hub at … 







COPPA, APPS & A NEW REPORT, OH MY!

by Carly Shuler
March 5, 2012

When people ask me what I write about, my answer is that I discuss the positive potential of new and emerging forms of media. I fundamentally believe that media has the potential to play a positive role in children’s lives, am obsessed with Sesame Street, and feel honored to work …