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The Social Media Class of 2011 is the Web's Pop Culture Prequel

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: flowtown & neatorama
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 out there, Ethan Bloch has posted Internet profiles as if in the pages of a high school yearbook. Assuming the stereotype for the Gossip Girl and the Prep are naturally Twitter and Google respectively. Facebook takes captain as the Jock, with Wikipedia as the Nerd.

Each personified page within the Social Media Class of 2011 has a list of its cliché clubs and teams, accompanied with a typecast quote from a roll model. If these info-sharing websites were human, it seems that these branded identities would fit their younger selves to a T. Stats for Personified Website Stereotypes Trending: Older & Buzzing
Traction: 25,858 clicks in 193 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Social Media Class Of 2011
Related: 94 examples / 72 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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