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:


Friendster engineer fired for blogging

Her blog. My favorite quote: “it’s especially ironic because Friendster, of course, is a company that is all about getting people to reveal information about themselves…”

Ross’ commentary.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

1 comment to Friendster engineer fired for blogging


    I find it horibly intoxicating to read all the run ons about this person being fired for blogging. Hello? Have any of you ever fired anyone before? Maybe, just maybe, there were a few other things this person did… Remember, you’ll only hear her side of the story. So this entire thing is overly lop sided. I simply do not buy it…