Danah Boyd

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; Founder, Data and Society Research Institute; Author, It's Complicated

Danah Boyd is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research; a research assistant professor in media, culture, and communication at New York University, and a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. She is founder and president of the Data and Society Research Institute and author of It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens. Boyd is on the board of Crisis Text Line and a 2011 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She was named the smartest academic in tech by Fortune and was dubbed the High Priestess of Internet Friendship by the Financial Times.

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What will be the new rituals that guide us in the next century? What behaviors and attitudes will we use in... See more
What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media... See more
Anthropologist of the online community Danah Boyd discusses the diverse reasons why today's young people have limited... See more