photo: a real live social media douchebag, from flickr member ctoverdrive
Here’s one I found and watched with some interest, originally posted from the good folks who run everyone’s favorite Libyan link shortener, Bit.ly (or rather, Bitly.com since they started getting heat for “supporting Quaddafi,” as if that wasn’t the silliest thing ever to circulate the web): did you know that links shared via social media sharing sites have a half-life shorter than Tinkerbell when ain’t nobody clapping? It’s true! Read their report for the full report, but in a nutshell: a link shared on Facebook, Twitter, or G+ lives for around three hours before it’s totally forgotten.
Another bonus find for you sociopaths hooking up all your social media acounts like one huge megaphone, blaring across the internet: it doesn’t work, and here are the numbers showing that. Nobody pays attention to you. So stop it already. My tough love is my gift to you.