While sites like Facebook, Pinterest, and
Twitter are used by people of all ages, beliefs,
and geographical regions, how we choose to use
these platforms can be rather . . . limited.
In the spirit of science, we decided to
categorize the primary types of people you’re
most likely to encounter on social media. While
our list isn’t a comprehensive analysis on the
sociology of social media, it encompases the
majority of people who regularly update their
accounts. Have you seen any of these folks in
your news feed lately?
The Food Documentarian is determined to post a picture of every local,
organic, gluten-free, carbon-neutral, sustainable meal they ever eat.
TMI? Never! The Oversharer doesn’t believe in privacy,
even if the rest us would prefer it if they did.
Did you know that those clowns in Washington are mucking everything up? The
Political Pontificator sure does, and this person will give you daily updates on
who they think is responsible for ruining America.
Always ready with a pun or a witticism, The Comedian fancies
themselves the life of the social media party.
Whenever the Cute Enthusiast spots a picture of a baby animal or a child doing
something adorable, they generously share it with the rest of their social media
Thanks to the Motivational Speaker, a lot more people now know they should
dance as if no one is watching. While their quotes may not always make sense,
at least they take a “can do” attitude about life.
To the Casanova, all of Facebook is one big singles bar.
Do you know what sucks? Everything. From the looks of the Drama Royalty’s
feed, their life is a never-ending soap opera, complete with backstabbings, lost
loves, and family hardships.
The Lovebird was once a separate, independent person. Then that special
someone showed up and now every post is a different expression of their love
or a picture of them together.
The Family Fellow has a great job, a loving spouse, accomplished children, and
a beautiful home. They basically exist to make you feel worse about your life.
To The Trivial Updater, there’s nothing so boring or unimportant in their life that
it’s unworthy of being shared with the entire world
The Liker rarely posts any of their own content, and you may not even talk to
them on a regular basis. But if you update your profile, you can bet that you’ll
get a like within minutes.
The troll pushes everyone’s buttons with provocative posts and
comments, and their sole intention is to start a fight (and hope things get
Gym Rats are the guys or girls who find it necessary to let the whole world
know every single time they’re at the gym (which is usually every day).
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