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Unformatted text preview: 5 August 2010 Class *get rest of notes (late to class) 21:45 Facebook & Social Network Danah Boyd Social Media Researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society Danah Boyd, “FB’s Privacy Train wreck” Facebook introduction of NewsFeed 2006 Disrupts public/private boundary Information aggregated ‘flattening effect’ Different social networks converging (ex: like you parents, teachers, you) Dark side of social convergence All these networks that we don’t want converging are converging SNS (social network site): definition (Boyd & Ellison, 2007) 1. Construct a public/semi-public profile 2. Articulate a list of users 3. Browse list “While we use the term “social network site” to describe this phenomenon, the term “social networking sites” also appears in public discourse, and the two terms are often...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course COMM 123 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UPenn.
- Spring '11