Introverts On The Web – The Virtual People

With the plethora of social networking sites, it is interesting to monitor people’s behavior on those sites. People seem to be different online from how they are in real life. Thus, it was interesting to read a study that looked into the personalities of people who use Twitter and contrasted their personality types’ prevalence on Twitter with their prevalence in real life.

For instance, they looked at the percentage of introverts on Twitter and compared it to the percentage of introverts in society at large. It came as no surprise to me at all that the study revealed that introverted personalities were over-represented on the social networking site.

As an introvert, I could relate to those statistics quite a bit.

He's an Introvert!

He's an Introvert!

I have always found it interesting how people who are socially outgoing consider mingling with people and making friends the easiest thing in the world. Actually, some even consider it a requirement for their livelihood; for without people to interact with, they would just lose their mind! To me it has always been the most frustrating and annoying of experiences.

Some people consider the experience of interacting with others to be quite tiring and they genuinely lack the interest to put on the shenanigans that are required of a social person. Those people tend be tucked away from the society and are only visible to a select number of people, and in general tend to be overlooked as oddities.

However, with the advent of the internet, they started to realize and discover something new and started coming out of their shells.

Milk Mustache Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Some Milk Mustache Celebrities

Some Milk Mustache Celebrities

Milk is naturally nutrient rich like no other beverage – it’s nature’s wellness drink“! Therefore, making sure that milk is always on the table is an easy way to help build a strong family.

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Got Milk? is an American advertising campaign encouraging the consumption of cow’s milk, which was created by the advertising agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners for the California Milk Processor Board in 1993 and later licensed for use by milk processors and dairy farmers. It has been running since October 1993.

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Facebook “Causes” — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

The causes application took the need to be affiliated to a cause or another and took it to a higher level – moving from individual, community and society to a more global approach.

Power of Annonymous: Wikileaks

One of the Pillars for the success of the internet has been the anonymity of interactions. The ability to take on a secret identity and go forth saying things and doing deeds that won’t be tied to your real life identity was the stuff of comics but with the internet every could be a superhero. While this sense of anonymity is being consistently chipped at by companies like Facebook and Google but it still exist on the web. Anonymity is still prominent on the web, and there is no better example of that than the site Wikileaks.com.

Iron Man 2 Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Iron Man 2 Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Jon Favreau - How Do You Say Your Last Name?

As far as Hollywood and movie studios are concerned their Christmas season is in summer, that's the time they await patiently to release their biggest blockbusters and wait for the profits to come pouring in. We are just about to come to the beginning of the blockbuster season and the release of the first mega movie of this summer...

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Quirky News of the Web — April 2010

Quirky News of the Web — April 2010

Twitter the Butt Saviour

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago. Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will...

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“Let’s Move” Fighting Child Obesity — Learn Social Media By Example

“Let’s Move” Fighting Child Obesity — Learn Social Media By Example

irst Lady Michelle Obama hula hoops with children during the Healthy Kids Fair on the South Lawn of the White House

First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off a campaign to try to end childhood obesity within a generation. The campaign is called "Let's Move" to help reduce children obesity. Read more to find out more on how, stats and lessons learned.

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Cafe World — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Cafe World — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Hiring Help!

Cafe World developers took online sharing a little bit further by making it hard, and at times impossible, for players to accomplish certain progress without the help of a friend!

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Lebanon’s Civil Marriage Not Civil War — Social Media in Action!

Lebanon’s Civil Marriage Not Civil War — Social Media in Action!

Time for change

“Civil marriage, not civil war” was among the banners carried by the mostly young, educated protesters who gathered in response to a campaign on Internet social networking sites. It was Lebanon’s first such demonstration in favor of secularism.

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Boobquake Campaign! — Learn Social Media By Example

Boobquake Campaign! — Learn Social Media By Example

Super Power Boobs?

It's not like it's the first time that a religious figure blamed natural disaster on a certain group of people. In the western side of Indiana, there was a young Purdue senior that had a light bulb flash in her head when she read about this. What if we put that theory to the test?

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