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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...
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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...
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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...
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By Howard Rheingold 11/05/2009 - 3:38pm Comments
I learned about Esther Wojcicki's high school journalism program and learning community from my personal learning network - the people I sought out on Twitter because they seemed to know something about the topics that interest me, including...
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By Howard Rheingold 11/05/2009 - 3:38pm Comments
I learned about Esther Wojcicki's high school journalism program and learning community from my personal learning network - the people I sought out on Twitter because they seemed to know something about the topics that interest me, including...
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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...
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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...
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By danah boyd 11/30/2009 - 11:35am Comments
As adults, we take social skills for granted... until we encounter someone who lacks them.  Helping children develop social skills is viewed as a reasonable educational endeavor in elementary school, but by high school, educators switch to...
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By danah boyd 11/30/2009 - 11:35am Comments
As adults, we take social skills for granted... until we encounter someone who lacks them.  Helping children develop social skills is viewed as a reasonable educational endeavor in elementary school, but by high school, educators switch to...
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By danah boyd 11/30/2009 - 11:35am Comments
As adults, we take social skills for granted... until we encounter someone who lacks them.  Helping children develop social skills is viewed as a reasonable educational endeavor in elementary school, but by high school, educators switch to...
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By Raquel Recuero 12/14/2009 - 2:11pm Comments
A recent post from Inside Facebook has shown that Facebook is growing fast in Latin America, and a large part of this growth is happening in Brazil (33 percent each month, according to the same set of data). Interestingly, other news pieces...
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By Raquel Recuero 12/14/2009 - 2:11pm Comments
A recent post from Inside Facebook has shown that Facebook is growing fast in Latin America, and a large part of this growth is happening in Brazil (33 percent each month, according to the same set of data). Interestingly, other news pieces...
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By John Jones 12/21/2009 - 3:05pm Comments
An interesting aspect of Twitter's recent surge in popularity has been how educators have embraced the technology, not just for networking and personal communication, but also in the classroom. Many teachers have found Twitter to be a helpful...
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By John Jones 12/21/2009 - 3:05pm Comments
An interesting aspect of Twitter's recent surge in popularity has been how educators have embraced the technology, not just for networking and personal communication, but also in the classroom. Many teachers have found Twitter to be a helpful...
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By Howard Rheingold 12/29/2009 - 11:25am Comments
The Social Media Classroom, a browser-based, free and open source environment for teaching and learning, grew directly out of the first minutes I stepped into a physical classroom and began to realize that I needed to readjust my assumptions...
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By Howard Rheingold 12/29/2009 - 11:25am Comments
The Social Media Classroom, a browser-based, free and open source environment for teaching and learning, grew directly out of the first minutes I stepped into a physical classroom and began to realize that I needed to readjust my assumptions...
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By Raquel Recuero 01/11/2010 - 10:30am Comments
Translation of the Tweet: "People with more than one thousand followers: RT (Retweet) is a good way to contribute with #projetoenchentes (flood relief in Brazil)." Access to the Internet as well as social networking sites has been growing...
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By Raquel Recuero 01/11/2010 - 10:30am Comments
Translation of the Tweet: "People with more than one thousand followers: RT (Retweet) is a good way to contribute with #projetoenchentes (flood relief in Brazil)." Access to the Internet as well as social networking sites has been growing...
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By danah boyd 01/25/2010 - 9:42am Comments
With Facebook systematically dismantling its revered privacy infrastructure, I think it's important to drill down on the issue of privacy as it relates to teens. There's an assumption that teens don't care about privacy but this is completely...
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By danah boyd 01/25/2010 - 9:42am Comments
With Facebook systematically dismantling its revered privacy infrastructure, I think it's important to drill down on the issue of privacy as it relates to teens. There's an assumption that teens don't care about privacy but this is completely...
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