danah boyd on seeing and not-seeing

/ 16 December 2009

Another really excellent piece by danah boyd. A taste:

Each of these cases raise critical questions to be addressed, but in aggregate, they invite us to think about visibility. The public and networked nature of the Internet creates the potential for visibility. We have the ability to see into the lives of so many people who are different than us. But only when we choose to look. So who is looking? Why are they looking? And in what context are they interpreting what they see?