Contrary to the belief by some that technology creates a wall between kids and their parents, a national study released by the Pew Internet & American Life Project says the ubiquity of cell phones and computers among kids might actually be a good thing for families, reports the Los Angeles Times. "What's happening is the internet, including mobile [phones], eMail, and Twitter, is actually helping people keep connected and filling the gaps between when they see each other," said Barry Wellman, a professor at the University of Toronto and one of the authors of the study. About 70 percent of


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