Sample Excerpt: It’s Complicated, The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd's nuanced treatise on teens use of social media was 8 years and 160 interviews in the making--and something every parent should read.

Is Facebook My Happy Place?

Every social media user has the choice to post what he/she chooses. Anything can be conveyed. Anything! Apparently I only post the happier stuff. Why worry people, right? Does that make me a fraud?

First Look and Giveaway–<em>Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives</em> by Randi Zuckerberg

A look at Randi Zuckerberg's new book, Dot Complicated.

IBM and Hult Business School Design First Joint Digital Services Curriculum

IBM attempts to mesh education and technology for students.

We love our social media here at GeekMom, Twitter to  G+,  Facebook to Erly. Lately we’ve been talking about Pinterest, the virtual pinboard that lets you create, organize, and share what you find online. ...

Google Reader unveiled big changes this week, and the internet recoiled. Some folks (I’m one of them) loathe the new design: the excessive use of white space at the top of the screen, the heavy black-and-gray ...

As you’ve no doubt heard, Facebook rolled out some major changes this week—and even bigger changes will be hitting your Wall in the weeks to come. (More on those in a minute.) Many Facebook users were caught ...

I was lucky enough to land an invite to Google+ right away, thanks to fellow GeekMom Jules, and within minutes of my first exploration of Google’s new social networking platform, I was completely smitten. For ...

I had two stories about gender and social media cross my computer recently. The first was The New York Times article “Define Gender Gap? Look Up Wikipedia’s Contributor List” which explained that ...