Chapter 4. Managing the Social Stuff

MYSPACE’S TAGLINE IS “a place for friends,” and true to its word, the site provides numerous tools for socializing and managing a network of friends.

This chapter builds on basic account management you learned about in Chapter 3, providing a step-by-step exploration of the tools and communities on MySpace that help young users manage the online part of their busy social lives. By getting a basic sense of how this management is done, we hope you will feel less daunted and more free to engage in your child’s involvement with MySpace. Who knows? You might find it helps you manage your own online social life—except that you’ll have to get your whole book club to join MySpace too!

Making and Managing Friends

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