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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."
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.
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.
A significant chunk of those millions of underage Facebook users are on the social network with their parents' blessing, according to a new survey.
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.
Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.
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.
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.