My name is danah boyd and I'm a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and the founder/president of Data & Society. Buzzwords in my world include: privacy, context, youth culture, social media, big data. I use this blog to express random thoughts about whatever I'm thinking.

Relevant links:


a song about Friendster


visual tricks

alphabetizing and crankiness

the unsexy list

dating/business.. another axes

friendster in the news

Cash from contacts