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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Technology and the World of Consumption

National School Boards Association pushes for SNS adoption in schools

Israeli teen culture

let the stalking begin

Just The Facts About Online Youth Victimization

MySpace + SecondLife / Ponies!1 = BarbieGirls

“Generation Me”


relationship performance in networked publics

fame, narcissism and MySpace