A 404 error means that the requested file cannot be found.This can be due to an incorrect URL, a misnamed file, an improper directive within the .htaccess file, or a file having been uploaded to an incorrect folder. And they tend to meet new people through those people.Among their categories of friends — school friends, church friends, camp friends — "online friends" are just another group.
“We think of all the horrible things that could happen with strangers.It makes you want to lock them up in a padded room until they are 18.“ What parents don’t realize, boyd says, is that the vast majority of teens socialize online with people they already know.From the time kids are toddler age, parents help in forging their friendships, whether it’s play dates at the park or in a toy-strewn living room.So when your teen tells you they want to take an Internet friendship — with someone they’ve only met virtually through social media or video games — to the next level by having actual human contact, it raises the question: Should you facilitate the meeting or fret about it?
For Debra Spark, taking her then 13-year-old son to meet a 16-year-old online friend in a different state was something she never thought she would do.
Spark, who wrote about the experience for Slate, says she initially didn’t like the idea of the Internet rendezvous, which her son requested when he discovered Spark was attending a literary festival in the state where his friend lived.