XKCD’s Map of Internet Communities 2010

It’s as if Randall Munroe of XKCD has been eaves dropping on the conversation. Shortly after Ethan Bloch posted his updated version of Munroe’s original map, which we posted on this blog earlier on last month, he went and posted his own take on the Map of Online Communities 2010 and it is LEGENDwait for itARY !

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The details on this map will keep your eyes glued on the screen for some time while reading all the indecipherable small print on each isle and sea. I really love how he depicted the blogosphere as a peninsula of conservative and liberal blogs separated by “the Bay of Flames” or how Craiglist has a giant crater at the edge of the island as a result of them removing their adult services. Certainly this is one juicy comic from XKCD.

So which version do you like better? Share with us your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Looking over numbers and statistic for social networking can get confusing pretty easily, whether its keeping up with the number of users on each social media network or the new ones that are popping every day. So that’s why the people at Flowtown decide to something about it by creating this infograph that represent the 2010 social media scene that pays homage to XKCD map of online communities.

Isn’t it a wonderful feeling that the majority of world is multinational in this case?

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The Olympics Block Social Media (Or Not Really)

The Olympics Block Social Media (Or Not Really)

Everyone is banning social media these days...

Rule 49 of the Olympic Charter says that “Only those persons accredited as media may act as journalists, reporters or in any other media capacity."

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Learn Social Media by Example: Vistaprint Gives Back Campaign

Learn Social Media by Example: Vistaprint Gives Back Campaign

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The Vistaprint Giveback Giveaway by Overdrive Interactive. Vistaprint is a one stop shop for small businesses marketing and printing needs. They offer services ranging from printing maketing materials to providing marketing services such as copy-writing and design.

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Learn Social Media by Example: The Zack16 Campaign

Learn Social Media by Example: The Zack16 Campaign

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The Meet Zack Campaign by Leo Burnett USA is quite the fascinating and boundary decimating campaign. It really pushes the limits of what kind of approach a marketing campaign can take and it blurs the lines of what is an ad.

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Will the iPad Change Social Media?

Will the iPad Change Social Media?

iPad has a cool size

While many people are disappointed, saying that the iPad is nothing more than an oversized iTouch, I personally believe that it will be game-changing.

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Facebook Launches Its Own Version of “Retweet”

Facebook Launches Its Own Version of “Retweet”

Facebook "Share this"

Facebook started rolling out a new feature this week for its users. This feature is basically its own version of "retweet", where the user can share what their friends shared, while sending an automatic hashtag "tag" a la Twitter as a notification.

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Bringing Social Media to the Classroom – Open Source & Free

Review of some of the great tools available to educators, that are both open source and free. Allowing students and teachers to not only utilize them but also encouraging them to make them their own. Acquiring new technical skills along the way.

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