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:


when teachers and students connect outside school

is Facebook for old people?

answers to questions from Twitter on teen practices

“Facebook and academic performance: Reconciling a media sensation with data”