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Stereotypes for Users of 40 Websites

 
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:45 am    Post subject: Stereotypes for Users of 40 Websites Reply with quote

Pingdom told you who uses what social site. AdAge told you who uses what search engine. But what about the rest of the web? GLAD YOU ASKED.

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* Facebook: Someone you kiiiiinda remember who, if you ignore them, will turn out to be a headhunter (the good kind) and if you accept, will turn out to be a headhunter (the bad kind).
* YouTube: An advanced AI that has nearly mastered swearing and is ready to move on to the rest of human language.
* Wikipedia: People screwing with Wikipedia.
* Pandora: People who left their iPods at home.
* UPS: People getting increasingly excited around midday.
* Craigslist: Your girlfriend.
* Amazon: People buying books.
* Barnesandnoble.com: Barnes & Noble employees.
* Chatroulette: Guys with their dicks out.
* Pornotube: Guys with their dicks out.
* eBay: Guys with their dicks out reflected in a teapot.
* GameSpot: Noobs who can only handle BioShock, Dragon Age, and Dante’s Inferno.
* Yahoo Games: Hardcore gamers who can plunge into the depths of Harry Potter Years 1-4.
* AOL home page: People who don’t get how the web works.
* Google home page: People who don’t get how the search bar works.
* Digg home page: People who don’t get “work.”
* Reddit: People who think Diggers are dumb.
* Metafilter: People who think Redditors are dumb.
* Slashdot: People who think people are dumb.
* WordPress: Bloggers who’d rather be coding.
* Tumblr: Bloggers who’d rather be reading.
* Blogger: Bloggers who’d rather be on WordPress. How the hell do you export from this thing?
* Livejournal: Bloggers who’d rather be dead! Then you’d finally pay them some attention! Well maybe that’s just what they’ll do, Mom!
* Xanga: The 90s.
* Club Penguin: The two’s -to-thirteen’s.
* CNN: People who think they’re reading the news.
* Fark: People who laugh at the word “news.”
* Go.com: Unimaginative people testing a computer at a store.
* Ripoffreport: Ripoff victims.
* BestBuy.com: Ripoff victims.
* Scientology.org: Ripoff victims.
* Bit.ly: People heading somewhere else.
* Gawker: Subjects of Gawker articles.
* IRS.gov: People who are way too on the ball.
* 4chan: Kids pretending to be hackers, hackers pretending to be kids, reporters pretending to be kids pretending to be hackers, child predators, child-predator predators, Han Solo.
* eHarmony: 97% of desperate singles.
* Loopt: 3% of desperate singles.
* AdultFriendFinder: People who will claim tomorrow that they were on eHarmony.
* Evite: People who still refuse to get on Facebook.
* Friendster: Jonathan Abrams, sitting in a quiet room that no one has entered in weeks. He needs a bath.


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