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Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast)

Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."

By February 27, 2014

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Privacy is not dead, says SXSWi keynoter Boyd

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.

By March 13, 2010

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Microsoft hires social-net scholar Danah Boyd

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.

By September 22, 2008

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Tweeting sharks forestall 'Jaws'-like doom

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.

By January 2, 2014

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Fake Malaysia Airlines links spread malware

Don't click that link! Viral Facebook posts with shocking video of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are a scam.

By March 17, 2014

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Author behind 'Mean Girls' focuses on 'boy world' (podcast)

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.

By October 4, 2013

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Google failing to protect you from bad BBM apps, experts say

With multiple fake BBM apps in the official Android app store, security experts have condemned Google's failure to clean up its act.

By October 17, 2013

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Giant robot arm gets caption hand from readers

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.

By May 17, 2013

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For Groupon CEO, there are more questions than answers

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.

By December 11, 2012

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Survey: Many parents help kids lie to get on Facebook

A significant chunk of those millions of underage Facebook users are on the social network with their parents' blessing, according to a new survey.

By November 1, 2011