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Social Media Explained With Two Maps

I love geeks. Who else could come up with this map?

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Map of Online Communities, as seen through the eyes of the xkcd folk

I don’t see my favorites–Linked In, Twitter, Facebook. which was when it struck me: This wasn’t intended to be factual, just fun.

It turns out, I’m not the only one who lives for data and wished this was more representative of reality. The Flowchart people redid  the chart, to be more representative of real life. Here’s their version:

Does anyone not love this? Come on. Be honest. If you have nerdy kids–and we as tech teachers are more likely to have them attach themselves to us–show them this type of stuff. This is fun. This is popular. This can even make them money when they grow up (if that is their goal).

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