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usage of LOL while texting
when you actually
when you type LOL
Laugh Out Loud
We would love to start a
conversation about crowdsourcing
some great community ideas!
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telltale signs of
“these natives have quite the life! mañana, baby!”
“s/he spends her whole day socializing and having fun
on twitter/facebook! wish I could get paid for that!”
“when you cut through all of the ‘inane babble’, there
are some valuable posts on twitter.”
“Eating a fennel salad with miso dressing.
“I care about my health, so I eat well.”
“I want my friends to admire my good eating habits.”
“I would like to connect to other vegetarians.”
“Meeting up with @friend123 and @friend321
(@Club Fun) http://4sq.com/8e78m9”
“I would love more friends to come and join us.”
“I’m keeping track of where I go out and with who.”
“Where I go and who I hang with may tell you a little
about who I am.”
Multiple tweets at multiple times of the day...
“Hear me. Value me. Connect to me.”
How I was feeling. Feeling lonely after moving to a
new city. Told story of my epically "being dumped".
Private thoughts towards political issues. A tweet
from a date. I've posted long blog posts about
terrible breakups and details about one-night
stands. Failing on a date. Setting ﬁre (accidentally) to
my own house. Client woes. Notices of hair growing
in unusual places. Anniversary of my brothers
death...it was out of character. Being a new mother
and how that felt. Details of my sex life. When I got
engaged. A blog about the death of my son.
Thoughts on troubles I was having with my wife. Being
in an open relationship. Infertility struggles. That I
was not proud of what I've done in the past 10 to 20
Geo-location (Foursquare/Gowalla/etc) Travel Plans (Tripit/Dopplr/etc)
Post + tweet Friends Only
23% Post, tweet & FB Yes
Post, tweet, fb + blog
Don’t post No
Why people share
where they are:
chance of connections
for personal record keeping
SN’s more popular than email (67% - 65%)
Women are more active in most SN’s (avg 53%)
Social networks are more popular than porn
Amount of time spent on FB increased 566% in 09
3.5 billion pieces of content shared each week
>500k FB Apps made by >1M developers
>100k iPhone apps, downloaded >2B times
stats from: Neilsen Mar09, Facebook public Statistics Jan10,
FACEBOOK: >400 Million Users
TWITTER: >105 Million Users
FOURSQUARE: >1 Million Users
Articles of interest. Event photos. Artistic
expression. Personal photos. Locations. Travel
plans. What I just bought. Questions. Answers.
Quotes. Inspiration. Feelings. Pain. Elation. Events.
Videos. Random thoughts. Jokes. Links. And
yes...what I just had for lunch.