In this video interview, Danah Boyd makes some great points about lack of socialization of kids. Lack of space for them to gather and be social even in with their own friends and some of the factors making this happen. Then she talks about how they DO socialize, online… OK, there’s a few asides regarding Scoble being different from normal users, but the rest is fascinating stuff.
Danah Boyd interview by Robert Scoble, at Davos:
Danah Boyd is a researcher who studies teens ad their online interactions. See more on Danah at her website.
You can also read about her on Wikipedia