You are the social media you’re using (infographic)

3 Apr 2013128 Views

Nearly everyone is on one social medium or another these days, and just as dogs say a lot about their owners, so, too, does the social media an individual uses, according to a new (tongue-planted-firmly-in-cheek) infographic.

The infographic published by The Maple Kind on Visual.ly begins by serving up the number of users of Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Facebook has the most users, with 1bn, and Pinterest ranks last on this list, with 10.4m users.

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The infographic then goes on to present ‘the dominant identities’ in Facebook (the stalker), Twitter (the intellectual), Foursquare (the bullshitter), Pinterest (the wannabe), Google+ (the last stand), MySpace (the nostalgic), LinkedIn (the unemployed), Instagram (the masochist photographer) and a couple of online dating sites, for good measure.

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Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic

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