Larry Magid

CEO and Co-Founder,

Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He is CEO and co-founder of and an on-air technology analyst for CBS News.

His technology reports can be heard daily on CBS News and CBS affiliates throughout the U.S. and he has a daily tech segment on KCBS radio in San Francisco. He writes a syndicated column for the San Jose Mercury News and blogs for The GuardianForbes and Huffington Post.

He has also been a frequent contributor to the New York Times and was, for 19 years, a syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times when his columns appeared in newspapers around the world, including The Washington Post.

He’s a regular contributor to BBC World Service, BBC Today Programme and an occasional guest on National Public Radio. He has appeared on the all of the major network evening and morning news programs.

Larry is author or co-author of nine books including the best-selling Little PC Book along with Cruising Online: Larry Magid’s Guide to the New Digital Highways, The Fully Powered PC, Electronic Link, MySpace Unraveled and Mini-Manual for a Free University. 


Recently written by Larry


Facebook Provides Privacy Education for New Users

New Facebook users will now get a privacy tutorial after signing up. Take a look!


'Most Kids Don’t Bully' Month

We're halfway through 'Anti-Bullying Awareness' Month, but technology journalist and Internet safety advocate Larry Magid asks, "When do we celebrate 'Most Kids Don't Bully' Month?"