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:


doing the math on MySpace and registered sex offenders

re: MySpace and sex offenders

DOPA is back under a new title

comScore misinterprets data: MySpace is *NOT* gray

welcome to LA

DOPA passed

Study shows fear of MySpace predators is overblown

MySpace and Deleting Online Predators Act (with Henry Jenkins)

NPR’s “On Point”

is MySpace safe for predators?