Danah Boyd

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Name: Danah Boyd
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

boyd: Bytes or bikes, teens will be teens

If you’re like most middle-class parents, you’ve probably gotten annoyed with your daughter for constantly checking her Instagram feed or with your son for his two-thumbed texting at the dinner table. But before you rage against technology and start unfavorably ... [Published OnlineAthens - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’?

MICHAEL SETO, the well-known Canadian forensic psychologist recently said, “We are living through one of the largest unregulated social experiments of all time,” he was referring to the potential impact of online harmful content on youth development. ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Explores teens' relationship with technology

“It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens” by Danah Boyd. New Haven, Conn.; Yale University Press, 2014. 281 pages, $18.20.“As a researcher passionate about the health and well-being of young people, I wrote this book in an effort to create ... [Published TheDailyNews - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

UVa conference tackles ethics of big data

Social media and technology researcher Danah Boyd likes to tell this story as an illustration of the power of mass data gathering:A couple of years ago, a 16-year-old Minneapolis girl received a mailing advertisement from Target. The ad congratulated ... [Published Daily Progress - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

In Brief: Gender Responses to Virtual Reality Simulations

While the internet has a laugh over the White Guys Wearing Oculus Rifts Tumblr, there's some genuine discussion about the potential differences in the way that biological factors may affect a person's experience of virtual reality. To put it bluntly, ... [Published Tested - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Teens use tech to hang with friends: Author

Are teens leaving Facebook for competitors? Danah Boyd, "It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens" author, provides insight. (CNBC) ... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t panic over your cyberkids

Time online can be healthy. says youth and technology researcher Danah Boyd To America’s fretful parents of social media obsessed teens: Chill out, the kids are all right. That’s the message of “It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens,” ... [Published Gulf News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

The best parents don't try to score top marks

Two books on bringing up children, Parentology by Dalton Conley and It's Complicated by Danah Boyd, warn us not to follow science's rules too slavishlyPITY Walter, the father of Tristram Shandy in Laurence Sterne's celebrated comic novel of that name. ... [Published New Scientist - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 3 reports

Teens have created an entire world online

These days the technology of parent-crazing has become infinitely more sophisticated. The spotty youths of my adolescence had the modest virtue of being visible: my parents could at least see their enemy as he swept me off to the Blacksmith's Arms on ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Parents, relax about teen's use of social media, says expert at MTSU

Sound like the advice of teens themselves? Sure. But they’re not alone. “Stop panicking” is one of the core conclusions of researcher Danah Boyd, who spoke at Middle on Wednesday about 10 years of research and hundreds of interviews she conducted for ... [Published Tennessean - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Researcher says time online can be healthy for kids

To America’s fretful parents of teens obsessed with social media: Chill out, the kids are all right. That’s the message of “It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens,” by youth and technology researcher Danah Boyd.What about cyberbullies and ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft researcher tells parents: turn off tracking software

By Barry CollinsPosted on 18 Mar 2014 at 11:13A principal researcher at Microsoft has told parents to stop tracking their children's online activity and "let kids run wild" on the internet instead.Danah Boyd, who has worked for Microsoft for five years ... [Published PC Pro - Mar 18 2014]

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"what you end up seeing is the full range of human attitudes towards others -- good, bad, and mega ugly" Boyd said

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boyd: Bytes or bikes, teens will be teens [Published OnlineAthens - Apr 16 2014]
Big data for development: Key resources [Published SciDev.Net - Apr 15 2014]
Column: What is the psychological impact of spe... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 14 2014]
Explores teens' relationship with technology [Published TheDailyNews - Apr 13 2014]
UVa conference tackles ethics of big data [Published Daily Progress - Apr 11 2014]
In Brief: Gender Responses to Virtual Reality S... [Published Tested - Apr 08 2014]
Video: Teens use tech to hang with friends: Author [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 03 2014]
Things That Have Me Thinking-March 28 [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Mar 30 2014]
Why fret over Facebook? [Published Sunday Observer - Mar 30 2014]
In new social networks, anonymity is all the rage [Published Malaysia MSN - Mar 30 2014]
Don’t panic over your cyberkids [Published Gulf News - Mar 29 2014]
What Do They Know? Dismissing a Viral Presumpti... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Oculus acquisition: Why Facebook and not Google? [Published Shreveport Times - Mar 26 2014]
Schneier: Ephemeral apps may not be secure [Published WDSU New Orleans - Mar 26 2014]
Don't Fret The "Selfie Generation" - The Teens ... [Published Chicago Now - Mar 26 2014]
Relax, the tech-obsessed kids are all right [Published Staten Island Live - Mar 25 2014]
The best parents don't try to score top marks [Published New Scientist - Mar 24 2014]
Always connected, but socially reclusive [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 23 2014]
Teens have created an entire world online [Published Irish Independent - Mar 23 2014]
A Conversation With Danah Boyd, Author of ‘It’s... [Published Gnom.es - Mar 22 2014]
A Conversation With Danah Boyd, Author of ‘It’s... [Published Bits - Mar 22 2014]
Parents, relax about teen's use of social media... [Published Tennessean - Mar 20 2014]
Texas Legislators Applaud Creation of Texas Cri... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 19 2014]
Researcher says time online can be healthy for ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Mar 18 2014]
Microsoft researcher tells parents: turn off tr... [Published PC Pro - Mar 18 2014]
Literary Festival: It is Time of the Writer in ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 18 2014]
Danah Boyd: Social Fragmentation Is Facebook's ... [Published Media Post - Mar 17 2014]
Parents, Stop Panicking About Sexual Predators ... [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 17 2014]
Commentary: I Spent a Week Using Only Mobile In... [Published Nextgov.com - Mar 17 2014]
Yes, online anonymity is hard — but like anythi... [Published GigaOM - Mar 17 2014]
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A Conversation With Danah Boyd, Author of ‘It’s... [Published Bits - Mar 22 2014]
An interview with Danah Boyd, an expert on teens and the Internet and author of the book, "It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens." ...
Texas Legislators Applaud Creation of Texas Cri... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 19 2014]
In an effort to impact the number of child victims of crimes against children, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Tuesday afternoon the creation of the Texas Crimes Against Children Center (TCACC). The new center will focus on protecting ...
Yes, online anonymity is hard — but like anythi... [Published GigaOM Network - Mar 17 2014]
When it comes to online behavior, some contentious issues have been around at least as long as the consumer internet itself. One of the most explosive of these topics is anonymity, and the alleged benefits or disadvantages of the fact that on the internet ...
Yes, online anonymity is hard — but like anythi... [Published GigaOM - Mar 17 2014]
When it comes to online behavior, some contentious issues have been around at least as long as the consumer internet itself. One of the most explosive of these topics is anonymity, and the alleged benefits or disadvantages of the fact that on the internet ...
Free copy of Danah Boyd's "It's complicated - t... [Published Complexity and Social Networks Blog - Mar 14 2014]
As a fellow at Harvard's Center Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Danah Boyd , has produced research on social media, social networks and its users (e.g. teens) that was also referred on this blog in the past. She recently published a book titled ...
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It’s Complicated [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 07 2014]
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