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Stop, Or My Mom Will Tweet

Culture Map has the year in 2010 social media from the perspective of a high school student. For him it was notable for the day that will live in infamy: The day his mom Facebook chatted him from downstairs. "This entire episode only lasted a minute or so. Nevertheless, it made me realize something: in 2010, social networking transformed from a trend to an integral part of our everyday lives."

He also recounts the experience of taking a Twitter hiatus and coming back to the service this year to discover all his friends were now using it. Still he resolves to stop his mom from getting an account.

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