Sunday, January 22, 2012

Danah Boyd - Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes - NYTimes.com

From Danah Boyd - Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes:

"One girl Dr. Boyd knows made her Facebook page sound as if she were depressed so that she could use her mental state as a pretext for breaking up with a boyfriend. When a teenager posts the lyrics to a suicidal love song on her Facebook page, her mother may panic while her friends know it’s just a reference to an annoying ex-friend."

Read entire article:
NYTimes.com http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/fashion/danah-boyd-cracking-teenagers-online-codes.html

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