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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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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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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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#Hashtags: Facebook's missing link to pop culture

The # symbol has become the key to connecting to people and events you care about on social media. It's also an obvious hole for Facebook.

By May 27, 2013

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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

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Ask.fm, the troubling secret playground of tweens and teens

Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.

By June 8, 2013

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Why teens are tiring of Facebook

Facebook has become a social network that's often too complicated, too risky, and, above all, too overrun by parents to give teens the type of digital freedom they crave.

By March 2, 2013

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Craigslist removes 'censored' bar from site

The 'censored' bar, which acted as a symbolic protest against the removal of Craigslist's Adult Services section on Friday, has now itself been removed.

By September 8, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1302: Mark Hurd's soft landing (podcast)

On today's show, a rousing discussion of scandal, sex, and giving cover to wrongdoers. And that's just Oracle hiring Mark Hurd. In other tech news, Craigslist gets rid of its adult services section in the most passive-aggressive manner possible. Google Buzz costs the Goog $8.5 million, the Nokia N8 costs roughly the same, and we decide to eat the bear.

By September 7, 2010

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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