Social Media Metaphors

Analogies and visualizations clarify the nature of social media
Implications - For the less web-wise, a visual translation of the crowded social media world is helpful in understanding the impact of social media. Artists and social media specialists are creating social media metaphors—creative analogies, visualizations and comparisons between the Internet and almost anything—that are engaging, insightful and provide clarity to less social media-savvy consumers and brands.
SCORE: 5.3
Warm Top 6 Examples: 164,153 Total Clicks Jun 10 - Feb 11
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iPhone User Infographics - The '7 Types of iPhone Users' Celebrates the launch of Verizon iPhones
SCORE: 7.1
Viral 76,404 Clicks Pub: Feb 10, 11
iPhone User Infographics
The '7 Types of iPhone Users' Celebrates the launch of Verizon iPhones
If you are, or know someone who is an iPhone user, then chances are you will get a good laugh out of this '7 Types of iPhone Users' made by the folks at AllAreaCodes.com in order to herald the launch of… [More]
Juxtaposed Social Media Art - Filippo Minelli Creates Contradictory Scenarios
SCORE: 5.4
V. Hot 11,452 Clicks Pub: Sep 23, 10
Juxtaposed Social Media Art
Filippo Minelli Creates Contradictory Scenarios
Filippo Minelli knows that innumerable amounts of the world's population is connected by a social media outlet -- be it Twitter or Facebook or the many others. The interconnectivity between friends, families,… [More]
Personified Website Stereotypes - The Social Media Class of 2011 is the Web's Pop Culture Prequel
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 25,317 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 11
Personified Website Stereotypes
The Social Media Class of 2011 is the Web's Pop Culture Prequel
There are many who struggle to define social networking, but few examples come cross as funny as the Social Media Class of 2011 by Flowtown. Categorizing some of the most popular user interactive websites… [More]
Personified Decals - The 'Stick With Me Baby' Mac Stickers are Full of Attitude
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot 36,130 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 10
Personified Decals
The 'Stick With Me Baby' Mac Stickers are Full of Attitude
The 'Stick With Me Baby' Mac stickers were created by a group of designers from Herraizsoto&co;. These funny and interesting stickers will definitely stand out from all the other Macs around. There is… [More]
Social Media Maps - The Randall Munroe 'Online Communities' Maps Give Direction to n00bs
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 12,201 Clicks Pub: Oct 9, 10
Social Media Maps
The Randall Munroe 'Online Communities' Maps Give Direction to n00bs
The Randall Munroe 'Online Communities' maps make web surfing easy for the less Internet-savvy. The maps outline the Internet's biggest websites as countries and seas, giving clarity to each site's ranking… [More]
Celeb Twitter Trees - The Twitter Infographic Celebrates 100 Million More New Accounts
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 2,649 Clicks Pub: Dec 12, 10
Celeb Twitter Trees
The Twitter Infographic Celebrates 100 Million More New Accounts
Twitter continues to see phenomenal growth, especially in the past year: In 2010, more than 100 million new accounts were opened. The Twitter Infographic celebrates this phenomenon, showing off notable… [More]