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Content Creation Generation

by: Gary Hayes

Pew Internet & American Life Project have just published (2 Nov) a really interesting research paper called "Teen Content Creators and Consumers" with some great stats for those of us involved in grappling with the trends of user generated content amongst other things.

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I Want My, I Want My PTV

by: Gary Hayes

Emerging media has always been a generational thing. How many of our mums and dads frowned at the internet? How many of my generation are not really that much into SMS?

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Markers of Status: Different, and Yet the Same

by: danah boyd

(I was asked to respond to some of Clay Shirky's posts on Talking Points Memo Cafe. I figured that this would be a good excuse to blog since I've been a bad bad bad bad blogger lately. What follows is my first blog response.)

Original Post on TPMCafe: markers of status: different, and yet the same

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Plurk, Twitter for Teens?

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What Makes Young People Happy?

by: Nancy Baym

There is a lot of coverage of this week’s report from MTV and the Associated Press about what makes young people happy. Most of the coverage is all about time with family ranking first. When asked “What one thing in your life makes you most happy?” 20% of respondents, a plurality, chose “family/spending time with family.” Good news, said this mother.

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Doom, Doom and Daft Names

by: Dick Stroud

If you believe the media and “research shows PR” then all ages of Europeans are in financial meltdown.

In the UK, Liverpool Victoria (finance company) has done some research and found that 66% of over 50s fear they face an impoverished retirement. Conclusion they should save more – guess what, LV provides saving products.

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MacArthur Forum Talk on 'Teen Socialization Practices in Networked Publics'

by: danah boyd

Last Wednesday, I gave a talk in Palo Alto as part of the MacArthur Forum "From MySpace to Hip Hop" alongside the rest of the Digital Youth Research Team. I'm still waiting on the videos and as soon as I have them, I will post them. In the meantime, I thought that I'd share my crib from the talk. For those of you who know my work, much of this will be familiar. Still, it's a pretty good overview of my project. Enjoy!

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If the News Is That Important It Will Find Me

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Accenture Consumer Broadcast Study - Make Sure You Download

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Palestinian girls, dating, and the mobile phone

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