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Orem, UT—10 de Noviembre de 2010—ScuttlePad, la primera red social para niños de entre 6 y 11 años, hoy presentó su versión en español para satisfacer la creciente popularidad del sitio entre los niños bilingües e hispanohablantes. Full Release | PDF Release


Orem, UT—November 9, 2010— ScuttlePad, the first social networking site for kids ages 6-11, today introduced the launch of its Spanish language version to meet the growing popularity of the site with Spanish and bi-lingual kids. Full Release | PDF Release

No adults allowed as kids learn to be safe online…and more

New York—August 3, 2010— ScuttlePad, the first social network for kids with a safe—and cool—environment to learn and truly interact online while building language skills, was welcomed today by kids and their pesky parents everywhere. Full Release | PDF Release


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Safe social media sites for your kids
Source: ABC 15 Arizona | Aired: March 29, 2011

With the rise of social media in today’s world, it’s no surprise that our children want to get involved with sites like Facebook. Kids will even go as far as to lie about their age just to get on, which can jeopardize their privacy and safety.

But not to worry, because I’ve found some safe social networking sites that are just for kids and even better, they won’t cost you a dime.

How young is too young for social networking?
Source: Fox 4 Florida | Aired: March 25, 2011

Despite age minimums for Facebook and other social networking sites, kids are finding their way on there… Despite the site’s minimum age of 13. Reports say facebook is booting about 20,000 underage users everyday, a percentage that might seem small, but the implications for those youngsters, can be big.

5 Fun and Safe Social Networks for Children
Source: | Published: Oct. 11, 2010

Clearly children want to use social media, and the evidence suggests that they will do so despite COPPA or the many justified parental fears that helped create it. Parents can, however, make the experience safer by directing their children to one of these five age-appropriate social networks.

ScuttlePad: A Social Network for Kids
Source: Equador Times | Published: Oct. 6, 2010

Everyday kids become users of social networks, with or without their parents’ permission. Facebook users must be at least 13 years old to join; many children simply change their age when they register. ScuttlePad, the new social network for kids, includes parent supervision in the registration process.

October 2010 What’s New
Source: Technology & Learning | Published: Oct. 2010

ScuttlePad is a social network for kids that allows members to interact online while building language skills. With ScuttlePad, kids express themselves using guided communication to learn how to share information responsibly.

ScuttlePad is the new “Facebook” for kids
Source: | Published: Sept. 24, 2010

Do you have a child under 13 or younger who begs to get on Facebook or MySpace, but you as a parent are weary of allowing your child to venture into the world of social networking just yet? Well now there is an alternative that provides a place for kids to get a taste of social networking and learn to be safe with it in a safe environment. That alternative is

Responsible Social Networking
Source: AADigest | Published: Sept. 2, 2010 is an excellent tool, especially when used together with other tools familiar to parents of kids on the spectrum…use it as a learning opportunity, talk with your child throughout the process, and provide a “big picture” perspective that enables understanding. Work together to build the skill of social networking.

Beware These Social Networking Pitfalls For Kids
Source: | Published: Sept. 1, 2010

In an age when Facebook and other sites are becoming a part of everyday life, it’s hard to imagine keeping Web-savvy kids off social networks entirely. But a couple of startups have recently tackled the problem of how to provide a training-wheels version of social networking.

Common Sense says: Social network with training wheels is safe, but limited.
Source: Common Sense Media | Published: Aug. 30, 2010

Users learn the basics of social networking and can play with pre-approved words to create interesting sentences. There’s potential for discovering new words and building language skills as users interact with the list of words to form sentences.

Lanzan una red social para niños
Source: La Opinión | Published: Aug. 15, 2010

Minerva es usuaria de redes sociales. A través de ellas comparte fotografías y permanece en contacto con sus amigos, pero también sabe que éstas implican riesgos para la seguridad personal. Por eso, cuando su hijo le dijo que quería abrir una página de este tipo, se preocupó seriamente.

Lanzan red social que enseña a los niños a interactuar en internet
Source: La Tercera Edición Impresa | Published: Aug. 12, 2010

La página es el primer servicio en línea enfocado a niños de seis a 11 años.

2 new kids’ social spaces: ToonTunes, Scuttlepad
Source: | Published: Aug. 11, 2010

My first reaction to Scuttlepad was that its basic concept – that kids under 13 need their own spaces online for safe social networking – certainly made sense.

Scuttlepad: Twitter for Kids
Source: AppScout | Published: Aug. 5, 2010

The entire environment children interact in is carefully managed and moderated by Scuttlepad staff to make sure it stays age-appropriate and a safe space for kids to get into social networking without parents worrying who their children are talking to on the Web.

ScuttlePad launches as first social network intended only for youth
Source: ZDNet | Published: Aug. 5, 2010

MySpace, Facebook and other social networking sites might attract a lot of users under the age of 18, but there isn’t really a site directed solely towards kids. ScuttlePad is hoping to fill that void.

Scuttle Pad – A Social Network for Kids
Source: | Published: Aug. 4, 2010

Scuttle Pad is a new social network designed for kids ages six through ten. Scuttle Pad provides a safe, supervised, place in which children can communicate with each other. – A Social Network For Children
Source: | Published: Aug. 4, 2010

Where does that leave children – young, little ones that are still to develop a vision of the world that makes their gullibility disappear? That is a cause of concern for every responsible parent, but at the same time they are aware that their children will have to join a network sooner or later. Well, this new resource will make that process as easy and safe as any parent could want.

Un Facebook para menores
Source: | Published: Aug. 4, 2010

ScuttlePad, una red social pensada especialmente para niños, se ha lanzado con la intención de enseñar a los pequeños a acercarse a las redes sociales en un mundo cada vez más conectado.

ScuttlePad: Social Networking For Kids Six and Older
Source: BlogWorld | Published: Aug. 3, 2010

Does your 8-year-old want a Facebook account? Well mine does, and I’m just not ready to give in yet, so I’m happy to hear about the launch of ScuttlePad! It’s social networking designed to be safe for kids, but one that keeps the parents as part of the process. The intent of the site is to teach young people how to approach social networking.

ScuttlePad: A Social Network Just For Kids
Souce: | Published: Aug. 3, 2010

The real question is would you like to have your 8-year-old pretending to be 13 and signing into Facebook or would you rather they sign into a social network that keeps parents in the decision making process and is specially made for kids? ScuttlePad, a social networking site especially for children, is launching today and it intends to teach young people how to approach social networking in an increasingly connected world.

ScuttlePad: The First Social Network Just For Kids
Source: | Published: Aug. 3, 2010

Hmm… could this be the next social media craze? ScuttlePad, the very first social network just for kids launched today, welcoming children ages 8-12 years old.

Kids social networks fighting privacy concerns
Source: Detroit News | Published: Aug. 2, 2010

Kids are sneaking onto sites like Facebook and MySpace to chat with friends. But many parents are afraid they’ll share private information with strangers. ScuttlePad, a New York City startup that launches Tuesday, hopes to curb the problem. It’s billing itself as a “Twitter for kids.”


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