Trends in Ed, 12.15.2010: Map of Online Communities

| December 15, 2010

Time Magazine has just announced Mark Zuckerberg- CEO of Facebook as their Person of the Year for 2010. – “For connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is Time’s 2010 Person of the Year.” Social media has wiggled its way into our lives that it is treated as an essential tool for people to keep in touch, network, and even break up.

Have you ever wondered if each social media site were their own countries, what would Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace, among others, would look like? Here is an interesting illustration of social media maps.