For years danah boyd has been watching the internet through an academic lens, studying how society interacts with technology. Her recent book, It's Complicated, looks at how teenagers, born into an online world, are navigating social media and whether they're better off for it.
“Fairness Focus: A thoughtful post by Danah Boyd. Is enthusiasm for technology working against fairness? https://t.co/WJSJKPMuel”
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“The Oft-Quoted @zephoria (Danah Boyd) On Why Having A Good Social Media Strategy Is A Necessity. #SocialMediaMarketing #SMM #QuoteOfTheDay”
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I live in Manhattan, in Chelsea, on 27th Street between 6th and 7th, the same block in which the second IED was found. It was a surreal weekend, but it is increasingly becoming depressing as the media moves from providing information to stoking fear, the exact response that makes these events so effective. I’m not afraid of bombs. I’m afraid of cars. And I’m increasingly becoming afraid of American media. After hearing the bomb go off on 23rd and getting flooded with texts on Saturday night, I ....show text
Most people who don’t code don’t appreciate how hard it is to do right.Plenty of developers are perfectly functional, but to watch a master weave code into silken beauty is utterly inspiring. Unfortunately, most of the code that underpins the tools that we use on a daily basis isn’t so pretty. There isa lot of digital duct tape. CC BY-NC 2.0-licensed photo by Dino Latoga. I’m a terrible programmer. Don’t get me wrong — I’m perfectly capable of mashing together code to get a sorta-kinda-somewh......show text
“Great insights from @fimoculous at @RedMonk #monktoberfest on how #Internet has changed teen #communities / love this Danah Boyd #quote”
A pair of Gizmodo stories have prompted journalists to ask questions about Facebook’s power to manipulate political opinion in an already heated election year. If the claims are accurate, Facebook contractors have depressed some conservative news, and their curatorial hand affects the Facebook Trending list more than the public realizes. Mark Zuckerberg took to his Facebook page yesterday to argue that Facebook does everything possible to be neutral and that there are significant procedures in ....show text