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.

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Buying and Selling the Little Black Book

it’s just cultural…

irritated beyond belief

friendster by hand

as we may think

NYTimes -> Friendster requests

seeing love play out

nielsen data on Friendster

visualizing the internet

what motivates people to be mean?