Friday, June 22, 2007

Net Stops

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NetPower 101: Alyson and Amanda Joy Michalka, aka Aly & AJ, are two of the most successful teenagers in the world today. But unless you have a child between the ages of eight and 14, you've probably never heard of them. Their two albums to date have sold more than 700,000 copies worldwide without mainstream radio airplay or coverage in newspapers and magazines ... [more]

Business Week: "Children Of The Web" - How the second-generation Internet is spawning a global youth culture--and what business can do to cash in.

Indystar: High school students Nick Anderson and Ana Slavin of Gill, Mass., knew they could raise some money at their school to help the people of Darfur. But they knew they could raise a lot more by enlisting the help of high school students all over the country.

They didn't have friends at every school, but they did have a powerful tool for reaching out to young people - social networking sites. [High school students use the Internet to help Darfur]

Where there's WEB there's a way: Reaseau sida Afrique writes about HIV-positive women who have been abandoned [Fr] by their husbands or families, and are left to raise their children on their own.

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