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A Parent's Guide to Kids and Cell Phones

Common Sense Media came out with a great article today about what parents should know about their children and cell phone use. Visit Common Sense Media to read a Parent's Guide to Kids and Cell Phones.

CARU's Director to Speak at International Chamber of Commerce Event

CARU's director, Wayne Keeley will be speaking at an event hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce, this Thursday June 7th. 
The way marketers communicate with their customers has forever changed.  They are relying on new marketing strategies and mediums.  Today it is as likely that marketers will reach their customers through the Internet and mobile phones as it is through traditional media, like television and radio.  Not surprisingly, the legal landscape has changed as well.  
Learn from experts about the legal issues impacting marketing today. You'll hear about issues like privacy, data protection and child-directed advertising while making the most of the targeted marketing opportunities from new technology and social media.  Speakers will explain how companies, marketers, agencies and media should ensure their campaigns are being conducted responsibly and will not lead to backlash from consumers, regulators or self-regulatory bodies.
The event will be he…

Will Facebook Grant Access to Younger Kids?

The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Facebook may be working on developing technology that would allow children under 13 to use the social-networking site with permission from their parents.

Visit the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post to learn more.