Wherein Ms. Hegemonic takes a walk on the wild side and interviews some kids to support her sense that MySpace is where the “subalterns” gather and Facebook is for her peeps. Danah Boyd gathered her impressions and wrote an essay called Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace.
Writing from the perspective of a child of privilege, she was bound to get some criticism. She responds to that criticism here.
Can we throw out this junk now and get on with forming up for RagnarÃ¶k?
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