Meet the New Surfer Girls

For the first time, more women are online than men. Teen girls and grandmas help lead the charge

Eighth grade was the worst year of my life," says Ashley Power, 15, whose quick wit and flawless looks make it tough to imagine her as anything less than the most popular girl in school. But when she switched to a new junior high in Burbank, Calif., two years ago, the class cliques promptly brushed her off, forcing her to turn to the Web to make friends. The result: a site she created that is chock full of games, music downloads and original comedy in streaming video. "I want to make Goosehead a teen-entertainment network," says Power, whose...

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