Microsoft's renowned social media researcher danah boyd (yes, the lower case is intentional) is in the news again since Fortune magazine announced her as One to Watch. "A social media researcher for Microsoft Research and a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Center, Boyd is helping to shape the debate over privacy on social networks. She took on Internet giants Google and Facebook in her opening remarks at this year's influential SXSW Interactive Festival, and she's considered the reigning expert on how young people use the Internet."
"danah is currently off doing fieldwork, so we decided to run our Microspotting interview with her from early 2009 - shortly after she started working for Microsoft," Microsoft.
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