Help for Parents with Children and MySpace.com

Chapter 1
What is MySpace
Is MySpace.com Bad?
How will this report help me

Chapter 2
More Details on MySpace.com

Chapter 3
Preparing Yourself for MySpace.com

Chapter 4
Finding Your Child's Profile

Chapter 5
Advanced Ways to Search

Chapter 6
Create Your Own Profile

Chapter 7
MySpace Pages and Info on Them
Sample Survey placed on MySpace.com

Chapter 8
What else is on MySpace.com?

Chapter 9
Changing Privacy Settings
Removing Personal Info from MySpace

Chapter 10
Advanced Ways to Hide Information

Chapter 11
Restricting Access to MySpace.com

Chapter 12
Using Filtering Software to Block Access

Chapter 13
Common Abbreviation and Acronyms
Mature Acronyms

Conclusion
Guidelines for Parents and Teens

References for Parents

A Sample Survey and the Personal Information Your Child May Be Providing

A cute survey may be cool to add to your MySpace profile. But it can be the quickest way for a sexual predator to find helpful hints and clues to be able to make contact with their victim.

You'll find a couple sample surveys found on MySpace.com below, see for yourself how important it is to watch what your child puts on their profile.


TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF - The Survey

Name: (last name can be used to locate)
Birthday: (can be used by ID thieves)
Birthplace: (can be used by ID thieves)
Current Location: (can be used to locate)
Eye Color: (can be used by ID thieves)
Hair Color: (can be used by ID thieves)
Height: (can be used by ID thieves)
Right Handed or Left Handed:
Your Heritage:
The Shoes You Wore Today:
Your Weakness:
Your Fears:
Your Perfect Pizza:
Goal You Would Like To Achieve This Year:
Your Most Overused Phrase On an instant messenger:
Thoughts First Waking Up:
Your Best Physical Feature:
Your Bedtime:
Your Most Missed Memory:
Pepsi or Coke:
McDonalds or Burger King:
Single or Group Dates:
Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea:
Chocolate or Vanilla:
Cappuccino or Coffee:
Do you Sing:
Do you Shower Daily:

Have you Been in Love:
Do you want to go to College:
Do you want to get Married:
Do you believe in yourself:
Do you get Motion Sickness:
Do you think you are Attractive:
Are you a Health Freak:
Do you get along with your Parents:
Do you like Thunderstorms:
Do you play an Instrument:
In the past month have you gone on a Date:
In the past month have you gone to a Mall:
In the past month have you eaten a box of Oreos:
In the past month have you eaten Sushi:
In the past month have you been on Stage:
In the past month have you been Dumped:
In the past month have you gone Skinny Dipping:
What do you want to be when you Grow Up:
What country would you most like to Visit:
In a Boy/Girl..
Favorite Eye Color:
Favorite Hair Color:
Short or Long Hair:
Height:
Weight:
Best Clothing Style:

Another Typical Survey

[HAVE YOU EVER..]
been kissed..
lied to a friend..
dyed ur hair
dressed punk
kissed a girl
saw something u didnt want to
danced in the rain
lied to ur parents
went barefoot in the snow
played hockey
made ur own clothes

[IN THE LAST 24 HOURS..]
got in a fite
took a shower
gave a dirty look to someone
cried=(
did a cartwheel
went to school
shopped
danced
got sick
did something u regret
discovered something new

[IN SCHOOL YOU...]
run to class because ur always late
act perfect
act hyper
are a nerd
in band??

[RIGHT NOW UR..]
in ur pjs
drinkin
listening to music
watching a movie
iming someone
talkin on the fone
eating

[CLOTHES..]
hot topic or abercrombie and fitch
thongs or briefs
boxers anyone?!?!
sweatpants or jeans
longsleeved shirts or short sleeve
tube tops or tanks

[CURRENTLY .. ]
current clothes
current mood
current music
current taste
current make-up
current thing I ought to be doing

[ LAST PERSON .. ]
you hugged
yelled at
IMed.
you touched

[ EiTHER/0R .. ]
coffee or hot chocolate
big or little
lace or satin
new or old
vogue or cosmopolitan
skirt or dress
wool or cotton

[DO YOU..]
put on a "front"
have a crush on someone
if u got a tatoo where wud u get it

[RANDOM QUESTIONS..]
what is the online symbol u use the most
u have a boyfriend or girlfiend
who's hotter, Josh Hartnett or Chad Michael Murray
what was the last thing you said
who would u want to be stuck in an elevator with?
do you like stickers
are you suicidal
is your window open
what was the last pair of shoes you bought
do you have a little brother
does he draw you cute pictures
where do your grandparents live
what do you think of when you hear the word click
are you a moron
do you like trampolines
have u ever accidentally sucked something up in the vacuum
did you see American Pie 2
do you cut yourself