SunitaT - @Mitch, true many users post URLs on twitter and sometimes the URLs are encrypted using shortener. Its very risky to click on those encrypted URLs because you never know which site is the link referring to.
Generally, you can protect yourself by being careful who you follow, and making sure the text of the link doesn't look suspicious. "Look at this video of you" is a link you should never click on.
It's trickier when you get a link in DM or @mention, particularly when your friends' accounts may have been compromised by a virus.
@SunitaT, I don't have personal experience with iPads for younger kids (my daughter is 13 and has a regular, older iPad), but Wired UK's report included the iPad with M-edge Supershell, which appears to be a toughened, rubberized, kid-proof shell for the iPad. So, from my reading of the review, you need to buy the iPad and then get the shell. There are, however, lots of less expensive tablets aimed specifically at kids. These (usually) Android-based tablets have fewer apps (which are, of course, targeted at kids and, therefore, are less worrisome to parents!), and they're also sturdier in their hardware design. Some of these tablets are from familiar names like LeapPad. Others are from traditional tablet makers. Hope this helps!
Also on there: The iPad with a special shell to protect it from sticky fingers and those tantrums you mentioned
@Alison, thanks for sharing this news. My kid never lets me work with my notebook because she gets attracted to it. I will plan to buy an iPad like this which is meant for kids. Any idea on the pricing ? Are they priced lesser compared to the normal iPad's ?
Now you can just reach them all on FB without having to pay for so many prints.
@Ariella, I agree with you.These days you can buy a decent SLR at nominal price. You can take photos yourself and share them using social network instead of taking pritns of the photos. Advantage of storing the photos in digital form is, we dont have to worry about mainitaining a hardcover album.
Twitter has evolved into a hub where users post URLs that point to content hosted elsewhere
@Mitch, true many users post URLs on twitter and sometimes the URLs are encrypted using shortener. Its very risky to click on those encrypted URLs because you never know which site is the link referring to.
@nasimon well, that's really a matter of interpretation -- are they addicted to the medium, or do they just want to share and are just using the new medium to do it more efficiently? Perhaps the test could be a check on their other activities. Do they share every cup of coffee they drink and every place they stop at during their day? Then they are probably obsessed with status updates. But if they just show baby pictures all the time, they may just be today's version of the parents who always wants to show you the latest pictures of their incredibly cute and talented children.
@Ariella-You are right but you are missing something here...That photo session was supposed to be an announcement that the couple had been blessed with a baby boy or a girl...but now when the proud parents update their Facebook statuses, it's supposed to be their minute to minute update that they are addicted to it, rather than just an announcement.
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