They Said It: Valleywag Annoyed By Social Media Graphs

We have to admit that sometimes we love Valleywag’s “Great Moments in PR” series, despite the snark. In the most recent edition Senior Editor Paul Boutin penned this missive after receiving a chart showing Myspace.com friending trends for both Barack Obama and John McCain:

Dear Trendrr publicist who sent us a data dump on the presidential candidates’ social-networking prowess a day after the election: Here’s your “hit” on a hot “influencer” site that thinks you’re “dumb.” Hands up, everyone who still cares how many MySpace friends John McCain has this afternoon. Thought so.