Identity

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By danah boyd 10/26/2009 - 12:13pm Comments
From Eszter Hargittai's scholarship to more recent work by marketing analytics firms, we know that race and socio-economic status shape MySpace and Facebook usage. Yet, it is the rhetoric used by participants that highlights how these...
The Rhetoric of MySpace vs. Facebook Blog Image
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By danah boyd 10/26/2009 - 12:13pm Comments
From Eszter Hargittai's scholarship to more recent work by marketing analytics firms, we know that race and socio-economic status shape MySpace and Facebook usage. Yet, it is the rhetoric used by participants that highlights how these...
The Rhetoric of MySpace vs. Facebook Blog Image
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By danah boyd 10/26/2009 - 12:13pm Comments
From Eszter Hargittai's scholarship to more recent work by marketing analytics firms, we know that race and socio-economic status shape MySpace and Facebook usage. Yet, it is the rhetoric used by participants that highlights how these...
The Rhetoric of MySpace vs. Facebook Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 11/13/2009 - 12:24pm Comments
To start my participation here in DMLcentral, I want to write about social media outside the U.S., specifically in South America. Let's take the case of Orkut in Brazil, an interesting and relatively-unknown subject that I've researched and...
Social Media in South America: Orkut & Brazil Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 11/13/2009 - 12:24pm Comments
To start my participation here in DMLcentral, I want to write about social media outside the U.S., specifically in South America. Let's take the case of Orkut in Brazil, an interesting and relatively-unknown subject that I've researched and...
Social Media in South America: Orkut & Brazil Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 05/24/2010 - 11:25am Comments
Raquel Recuero, a Brazilian professor, is an Internet culture researcher in South America. Fotolog, a photo-sharing site, grew quickly in South America, becoming one of the most popular social networking services in Chile, Brazil and other...
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By Raquel Recuero 05/24/2010 - 11:25am Comments
Raquel Recuero, a Brazilian professor, is an Internet culture researcher in South America. Fotolog, a photo-sharing site, grew quickly in South America, becoming one of the most popular social networking services in Chile, Brazil and other...
Emergent Social Networks: Fotologs as Performances of the Self Blog Image
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By Aaron Knochel 08/03/2010 - 11:30pm Comments
Blogger Chris Sinclair attends the University of California, Irvine, and brings a youth perspective to DMLcentral. Going on the Internet and reading blogs these days I feel like all I see are warnings about the evils of online networking,...
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By Aaron Knochel 08/03/2010 - 11:30pm Comments
Blogger Chris Sinclair attends the University of California, Irvine, and brings a youth perspective to DMLcentral. Going on the Internet and reading blogs these days I feel like all I see are warnings about the evils of online networking,...
Students think online identity, privacy are issues...sort of Blog Image
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By Aaron Knochel 08/03/2010 - 11:30pm Comments
Blogger Chris Sinclair attends the University of California, Irvine, and brings a youth perspective to DMLcentral. Going on the Internet and reading blogs these days I feel like all I see are warnings about the evils of online networking,...
Students think online identity, privacy are issues...sort of Blog Image
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By danah boyd 08/23/2010 - 7:20am Comments
Carmen and her mother are close.  As far as Carmen's concerned, she has nothing to hide from her mother so she's happy to have her mom as her 'friend' on Facebook.  Of course, Carmen's mom doesn't always understand the social...
Social Steganography: Learning to Hide in Plain Sight Blog Image
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By danah boyd 08/23/2010 - 7:20am Comments
Carmen and her mother are close.  As far as Carmen's concerned, she has nothing to hide from her mother so she's happy to have her mom as her 'friend' on Facebook.  Of course, Carmen's mom doesn't always understand the social...
Social Steganography: Learning to Hide in Plain Sight Blog Image
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By danah boyd 08/23/2010 - 7:20am Comments
Carmen and her mother are close.  As far as Carmen's concerned, she has nothing to hide from her mother so she's happy to have her mom as her 'friend' on Facebook.  Of course, Carmen's mom doesn't always understand the social...
Social Steganography: Learning to Hide in Plain Sight Blog Image
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By danah boyd 08/23/2010 - 7:20am Comments
Carmen and her mother are close.  As far as Carmen's concerned, she has nothing to hide from her mother so she's happy to have her mom as her 'friend' on Facebook.  Of course, Carmen's mom doesn't always understand the social...
Social Steganography: Learning to Hide in Plain Sight Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 08/27/2010 - 5:35am Comments
Recently, two Brazilian teenagers practicing sexting on Twitcam, became international news. More than 25,000 Twitter users watched the live transmission of the couple’s intimate moments. Copies of the video and screen shots quickly flooded...
Teens, Social Media, and Celebrity: Anatomy of an Incident Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 08/27/2010 - 5:35am Comments
Recently, two Brazilian teenagers practicing sexting on Twitcam, became international news. More than 25,000 Twitter users watched the live transmission of the couple’s intimate moments. Copies of the video and screen shots quickly flooded...
Teens, Social Media, and Celebrity: Anatomy of an Incident Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 08/27/2010 - 5:35am Comments
Recently, two Brazilian teenagers practicing sexting on Twitcam, became international news. More than 25,000 Twitter users watched the live transmission of the couple’s intimate moments. Copies of the video and screen shots quickly flooded...
Teens, Social Media, and Celebrity: Anatomy of an Incident Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 08/27/2010 - 5:35am Comments
Recently, two Brazilian teenagers practicing sexting on Twitcam, became international news. More than 25,000 Twitter users watched the live transmission of the couple’s intimate moments. Copies of the video and screen shots quickly flooded...
Teens, Social Media, and Celebrity: Anatomy of an Incident Blog Image
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By danah boyd 12/07/2010 - 8:20am Comments
Sometimes, things aren't what they appear to be.  And, in those cases, jumping to the wrong conclusion can be a disservice to everyone.  After I first wrote about Formspring seven months ago, I couldn't stop thinking about teens who...
Digital Self-Harm and Other Acts of Self-Harassment Blog Image
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By danah boyd 12/07/2010 - 8:20am Comments
Sometimes, things aren't what they appear to be.  And, in those cases, jumping to the wrong conclusion can be a disservice to everyone.  After I first wrote about Formspring seven months ago, I couldn't stop thinking about teens who...
Digital Self-Harm and Other Acts of Self-Harassment Blog Image