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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.
Academics Jeff Jarvis and Danah Boyd, on stage at Supernova, can't pinpoint a solution to online privacy controversies, but agree misguided attempts to define privacy are part of the problem.
Danah Boyd, a Harvard fellow, suggests in a speech titled "The Not-So-Hidden Politics of Class Online" that the migration of teens from MySpace to Facebook is not unlike white flight.
Yahoo is poised to lose its VP of platform engineering, Eric Boyd, according to a report in Valleywag.
After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.
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.
Don't click that link! Viral Facebook posts with shocking video of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are a scam.
A new Pew Report examines the world in the near future. It'll be one in which robots aren't confined to machine-like tasks.