4chan word cloud is shocking, scientific
Taking 5,576,095 random posts from the unmoderated, anonymous free-for-all known simply as “/b/” -- one of several forums which comprise the imageboard 4chan -- Andres Monroy-Hernandez and his research associates at MIT created a word picture to illustrate what posters to /b/ talk about the most.
On Jul 20, 2011 by Sadie Harrison
The Hunters and the Gabberers make Reddit an amazing universe
Although Reddit may not have the reach or publicity of Twitter or Facebook, the Reddit community's uncanny ability to surface interesting content on the web is nearly unparalleled. Thousands upon thousands of users share and discuss anything from the serious to the sarcastic on Reddit every single day, trading in a currency of Karma points.
On May 31, 2011 by Grant Robertson
Explain Tumblr to me? (In three great examples)
Tumblr -- call it a blogging service, or a micro-blogging service, or just plain neat-o -- makes sharing text, video, pictures and your own commentary super easy. Think of Tumblr as somewhere between Facebook, Twitter and a traditional blog.
On May 24, 2011 by Grant Robertson