Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."
Recent PR debacles surrounding Google Buzz and Facebook's privacy settings have put the spotlight on basic misunderstandings by tech companies about how people use social media.
Best known for her comparisons of MySpace and Facebook users, Boyd is wrapping up her doctorate at UC Berkeley before heading to Microsoft's new Boston-area research facility.
Don't click that link! Viral Facebook posts with shocking video of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are a scam.
Tagged sharks in the seas of Western Australia have taken to tweeting their whereabouts. But swimmers shouldn't toss their caution just because the animals have gotten into social networking.
Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabees" (the book "Mean Girls" was based on) has turned her attention to teen boys with her new book "Masterminds and Wingmen." She and Larry Magid have a chat about boys and their toys and the impact of gaming.
With multiple fake BBM apps in the official Android app store, security experts have condemned Google's failure to clean up its act.
A photo of a massive robot arm entertaining guests at a Google I/O party this week really needed a good caption, so we reached out to readers. Here's what they came up with.
Speaking at a mobile conference today, Andrew Mason didn't want to talk about a lot of things, including M&A and changes in management at the company. But he did speak of grand ambitions for Groupon.
A significant chunk of those millions of underage Facebook users are on the social network with their parents' blessing, according to a new survey.