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FOSI in the News
Sep
26
2012
The Washington Post

FOSI's A Platform For Good's intent is to help parents connect with their kids online and steer them toward worthy efforts.

Sep
13
2012
Silicon Angle

In a major effort aimed at improving the overall image of the web, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) has teamed up with internet giants including Microsoft, Google and Facebook to bring us A Platform for Good.

Sep
13
2012
Mashable

Non-profit organization Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) partnered with nine tech companies including Facebook, Microsoft and Google to build A Platform for Good.

Jul
18
2012
The Huffington Post

Stephen Balkam analyzes the time spent by teens on texting, Twitter and Tumblr.

Jun
17
2012
The New York Times

Stephen Balkam comments on age verification practices.

Jun
13
2012
Mercury News

Stephen Balkam is referenced in this article regarding the responsibilities of social network startups.

Jun
08
2012
The Washington Post

An opinion piece from Stephen Balkam on the implications of allowing under 13s on Facebook.

Jun
08
2012
NPR

Stephen Balkam in discussion on NPR's Talk of the Nation.

Jun
07
2012
The Washington Post

Stephen Balkam offers his views in this interview on the issues of underaged kids and social media and how parents can help protect their children.

Jun
06
2012
The Hill

Stephen Balkam's thoughts on young children accessing Facebook.