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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Dear esteemed members of the press,

knowledge access as a public good

woah…. omg. reflections on mega-viewership

viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace

“Sicko”, Barack, and Danny Pearl

Vodafone Receiver #18

let the stalking begin

The Devil Came on Horseback

list of non-english social network sites