danah boyd

From public shaming to public compassion

February 17, 2015

The public discussion about “online reputation” has gotten darker, as “public shaming” appears in more and more headlines. We may think it’s

Flawed early laws of our new media environment

December 2, 2013

Before any more laws aimed at protecting young people’s online privacy get passed, I wish lawmakers could spend more time with kids using social media – kids of both

Teens & social media: Parents’ other job

August 16, 2013

An interesting myth about social media is the one about tension between teen privacy and teen safety. Because of all the scary messaging about the Internet that has been in