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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safe havens for hate speech are irresponsible

to remember or to forget? on babies and beer goggles

Tweet Tweet (some thoughts on Twitter)

fame, narcissism and MySpace

web 1-2-3

where are the people?

conference circuit

CFP: Public Practices, Social Software: Examining social practices in networked publics

government demands UGC surveillance