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A Warning to Parents About Social Websites

Millions of teens have signed up for a social networking webpage, like MySpace.

A study at the University of Washington found that out of the more than 500 teen profiles they studied, more than half talked about their risky behavior and almost half referenced substance or alcohol abuse. The important part of that study is that researchers found that most of the teens do not realize that by posting information like that they not only attract attention from sexual predators, but that they could also jeopardize a big job later. 

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