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danah boyd talk now on-line

Paul, · Categories: General, Information Commons, Virtual Communities

If you missed danah boyd‘s recent visit to UNC — or if you want to revisit the talk, Joey has the talk online as part of the ibiblio speakers videos. Check her out here.

Fred in Forbes on FaceBook

Paul, · Categories: General, Virtual Communities

Fred Stutzman gets sourced as Forbes does a brief on the possible sale of FaceBook.

Fred’s para:

Facebook is “nothing short of the identity of an entire generation,” says Fred Stutzman, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina who studies the site. “If you can leverage data about the entire 17 to 24 demographic over marketing for the next 30 years, what’s a billion dollars? It can turn into so much more.”


Fred has further reflections on his own blog.