Abridged Map of the Social Media Universe

There are 50 new social media sites created every day. That’s not a fact based on anything factual, justĀ  a fact based on the concept that the creation of new ones never cease.

To make a map of the social media landscape would be to create something that is likely outdated in a few months (weeks?) but that’s exactly what the folks over at Overdrive Interactive did. This tremendous resource might not be easy to read at first, but once you see the beauty of the organization and visualizations, you may realize it’s an invaluable tool.

Obviously, you’ll want to click on the image to enlarge it.

JD Rucker

+JD Rucker is Editor at Soshable, a Social Media Marketing Blog. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, and founder of Dealer Authority. He drinks a lot of coffee, usually in the form of a 5-shot espresso over ice. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

5 thoughts on “Abridged Map of the Social Media Universe

  1. Great, they created a List 2.0*

    * pointless use of infographic to illustrate a concept, the list, widely understood the world over

  2. Thanks Andrew!

    Rory, you’re absolutely right. It’s just fun to look at (and print and post on the wall).

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