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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tonite on O’Reilly Factor

the problem with firehoses

MySpace, HR 4437 and youth activism

the disappearance of two girls

AAAS presentation on MySpace data

MySpace blamed for alienated youth’s threats

MySpace -> News Corp.

“Move Over Friendster…”