Subjects covered: privacy – it’s not dead, it’s more that users want to be able to control their privacy – they don’t want it publicized. Case example: Google’s recent bungle with Google Buzz.
Interesting stat: the average blog is read by 6 people.
Social Networking Expert danah boyd to give Opening Remarks on Saturday, March 13
The SXSW Interactive Festival is very excited that danah boyd will serve as the Opening Speaker for the 2010 event. One of the world’s foremost authorities on social networks, boyd works at Microsoft Research New England and also serves as a Fellow at the Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet and Society. boyd recently completed her PhD in the School of Information at the University of California-Berkeley.Her presentation will occur at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 13 at the Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 1. The Opening Remarks will be simulcast in ACC Level 1, Ballroom A / ACC Level 3, Room 9ABC / ACC Level 4, Ballroom D / ACC Level 4, Room 18ABCD