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I was lucky enough to have her as a student in my Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture class some years ago and she's been teaching me things ever since. She and I conducted a public conversation at South By Southwest this past year which was well received, and we are going to be running a similar session at the YPulse's Mashup conference in San Francisco later this month. Last week, she published an important statement through her blog about the role which social class plays in defining which social networking site young people use, which I wanted to call to my reader's attention. As Americans, we don't tend to want to talk about class very well and our class structure is squishier, less clearly defined, than the way class works in the various caste systems of Asia or Europe. Drawing on sociologist Nalini Kotamraju, boyd argues, though, that class works through lifestyle choices and social networks rather than purely economic stratifications:.

Taste and Class

Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace

Awhile back, Time's analyst of all things Geek, Lev Grossman, mused , "I figure once the real-world federal government inevitably crumbles, we'll just be left with massive online communities as our primary political affiliations. MySpace and Facebook will become distributed nation-states along the lines of Neal Stephenson's burbclaves in Snow Crash. Let the new Cold War commence. It's not a Cold War, Lev.

Human Brand | How about a hug?

Jun 28, English 21 comments. But none had me nodding along so enthusiastically as her latest. And a good portion of it taps into some of my own recent thoughts about taste and class. She argues that class divisions in the United States have more to do with lifestyle and social stratification than with income. Not surprisingly, other demographics typically discussed in class terms are also a part of this lifestyle division.
Fred R. Warmth, affection, connection, community: physical social networks and emerging branding trends. She hugs everyone. According to the royal etiquette dictates, the Queen not be touched unless she reaches out first.