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Editorial: Is it MySpace or TheirSpace?

Original post made on Sep 11, 2007

Both parents and school officials are becoming rightfully concerned in the face of well-documented cases of sexual-predators across the nation trolling Web sites used by young teenagers — and instances of local middle-school-age teens posting highly personal and inappropriate material about themselves,

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Posted by jd 101
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Sep 11, 2007 at 9:41 am

how is this comment box any different from myspace??????/? [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


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Posted by Parent
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2007 at 9:49 am

According to my kids, MySpace is used for middle schoolers more than high schoolers who now prefer the more college orientated Facebook.


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