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Saturday, July 17, 2010

Digital Ghettos

The comedian Chris Rock says: "Every town has the same two malls: the one white people go to and the one white people used to go to." That sad observation apparently obtains for social networking sites as well.
Microsoft researcher says MySpace hit by "white flight" to Facebook

Microsoft researcher Danah Boyd argues in a chapter of the new book Digital Race Anthology that white people essentially abandoned MySpace for Facebook as the number of minority users of MySpace increased.

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