An Old Fogey’s Analysis of a Teenager’s View on Social Media

Over the last few days, dozens of people have sent me a link to Andrew Watts’ “A Teenager’s View on written by an actual teen.” Increasingly, I’m getting uncomfortable and angry by the folks who are pointing me to this. I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.

 

Curated from medium.com

Social media researcher Danah Boyd writes a powerful response to a teenager’s view of social media. This article sets out why we all need to be wary of biases around what’s written about people/cohorts/generations when it comes to technology.

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