Growing Up Under a Microscope: How Today's Youth Achieve Privacy in Social Media

April 15, 2014

A talk by danah boyd '00, author of It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (2014).

  • Thursday, April 24 at 4:00 PM
  • MacMillan Hall. Starr Auditorium (Room 117), 167 Thayer Street
  • Reception and book signing immediately following the talk.
  • Event is free and open to the public.
  • For accessibility-related information, please call 401-863-1800

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services, the Office of the Dean of the College, and Computer Science.


Praise for It’s Complicated:

  • “Painstakingly researched through interviews and close study for more than a decade, boyd’s book is the most important analysis of networked culture I’ve yet to read.” —Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing

  •  “If you want to understand the digital worlds inhabited by today’s young people, this is the book to read.” —Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate School of Education

  • “Finally, a book about youth and social media that actually gives youth a voice! The insights here offer unprecedented perspective for parenting and teaching in this networked world of ours.” —Anne Collier, co-director ConnectSafely.org, writer NetFamilyNews.org