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Social Network Neediness Depictions

The 'World Without Twitter' Infographic is Hilariously True

— September 21, 2011 — Pop Culture
A mere five years ago, Twitter was just starting up and virtually unknown, now, as the 'World Without Twitter' Infographic reminds us, it's hard to remember what day-to-day life was like without the social media giant.

The infographic goes through the top 10 most notable differences in the before and after of the invention of Twitter. My personal favorite part of the World Without Twitter Infographic states how "asking people to follow you will seem self-centered or creepy, or both."

Other notable differences include, "it's less likely that more than 300,000 people know how 'slizzard' you got last night," and "without the existence of 'live tweeting,' using your cell phone during presentations would still seem taboo."

Thanks to the World Without Twitter Infographic, viewers can see just how important the social networking tool really is.
Trend Themes
1. Social Media Dominance - The rise of social media giants like Twitter have drastically altered daily life.
2. Self-promotion Stigma - Asking for followers on social media may become stigmatized as superficial and tacky.
3. Live Sharing Culture - Live tweeting and sharing updates during events has become normalized and expected.
Industry Implications
1. Digital Marketing - Businesses must incorporate social media strategies to reach audiences in the digital age.
2. Event Planning - Events must consider live sharing culture and incorporate opportunities for attendees to share their experience online.
3. Social Media Management - As social media continues to dominate, professionals must manage and innovate the tools that underpin it.
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