You Are Here Maps of the Online World

In class, we’ve been talking a lot about how far digital media has come and how quickly technology is changing.  Last week, the webcomic xkcd.com released this geographical representation of the online world as we know it today:

The Updated Map of Online Communities

Now, compare this to the map they released in 2007:

The Updated Map of Online Communities

Although I realize these are just for fun, it’s pretty amazing how quickly the online landscape is changing!

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2 responses to “You Are Here Maps of the Online World

  1. Pingback: week 2 – thursday « Digital Communication Technologies

  2. solemnheart

    Well, just as in reality, I have no clue what some of those islands are!

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