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Social Media High School Yearbook 2011




Flowtown compared the most popular social networks of 2011 with a class of high school student stereotypes, and even thought about what their favorite quotes and after school activities would be. Here are the comparisons and favorite quotations, their “What if social media where a highschool” graphic is embedded below:

  • Twitter, the gossip girl. “Everyone is entitled to my opinion.” @madonna.
  • Google, the prep. “Money makes the world go round” -Liza Minnelli.
  • Facebook, the jock. “Veni. Vidi. Vici” -Some Italian dude.
  • Wikipedia, the nerd. “Better know nothing than half-know many things” -Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Last.fm, the band geek. “If it’s illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!” -Kurt Cobain
  • YouTube, the A/V nerd. Please follow link for video quote: www.youtube.com/quote
  • Flickr, the art kid. “Look, I’m not an intellectual -I just take pictures.” -Helmut Newton
  • Reddit, the reporter. “I can’t prove it, but I can say it.” -Stephen Colbert
  • MySpace, the wannabe. “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” -Oscar Wilde
  • Wikileaks, the anarchist. “I feel your scorn and I accept it.” -Jon Stewart
  • Yelp, the debater. “There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic” -Zig Ziglar
  • Orkut, the exchange student. [Some Chinese quote]
  • Live Journal, the goth. “I hurt myself, so I can feel alive.” -Bill Kaulitz
  • LinkedIn, the class president. “It’s not what you know but who you know that makes the difference.” -Anonymous
  • Quora, the teacher’s pet. “He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” -Chinese proverb
  • Tumblr, the compulsive documenter. “I sometimes worry about my short attention span, but not for long” -Herb Caen
  • Foursquare, the paper bag lunch kid. “The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable.” -Charles Bukowski
  • WordPress, the English geek. “If you can’t annoy somebody, there’s little point in writing.” -Kingsley Amis
  • StumbleUpon, the procrastinator. “I have not told half of what I saw” -James Joyce
  • Digg, the ex-best friend. “There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.” -Benjamin Franklin
  • Formspring.me, the busybody. “Never hesitate to ask a lesser person.” -Confucius
  • Instagr.am, the exhibitionist. “There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” -Ansel Adams

Social Media Class of 2011

This image is available as a poster from Flowtown’s store.

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Social Media High School Yearbook 2011 Posted by on February 9, 2011 at 4:00 PM. Use this trackback if you're linking this story.

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