Where are you Located on the 2010 Social Networking Map?

Are you a Facebook-ian? Or a Twitter-ite? Maybe you’re a mix between a Youtube-ian and Friendster-ese. Trying to locate yourself on the 2010 Social Networking Map is like trying to decide which topping to get at Coldstone: we’re betting you’re going to be split between quite a few. Inspired by the quirky xkcd comics, the 2010 Social Networking Map depicts today’s largest (and smallest) social networks visually, laying them out in an imaginary landscape with each roughly as large as its proportion of users. Compared to its predecessor, the Online Communities of xkcd, this map has grown, Facebook has exploded, and AOL and Windows Live have experienced the downside of global warming. Read on for image of these graphics and the insights their visualizations give us.