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Wandering Kids' Parents Get High-Tech Help

GPS, alarms, other safety measures can't top common sense

(Newser) - Some 90% of families lose their kids briefly in public places, and more and more are turning to new methods of preventing major mishaps, the Baltimore Sun reports. Some parents track kids with GPS; others use watches that give off loud alarms. Lower-tech temporary tattoos that show parents’ phone numbers... More »

OMG! Parents Friend Kids on Facebook

Some are cool with it; others horrified

(Newser) - What to do when their father starts talking about “getting poked" is a question many high school and college kids are asking themselves these days. It's a modern-day dilemma: Do teens allow their folks into their friends network on Facebook and grant them access to blogs, photos, and messages?... More »

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