On Social Media, the Kids Are All Right
Kids today! Depending on who you listen to, social media is making them meaner, lonelier, shallower, and fame-obsessed. But social media researcher Danah Boyd says the kids are all right. In her new book, It’s Complicated, she shares insights from a decade spent in the field with teens.
danah boyd is a social media scholar, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, and fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. She is based in New York, New York.
Read an excerpt from It’s Complicated.
Annie Minoff is a producer for The Journal from Gimlet Media and the Wall Street Journal, and a former co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.