The Social Network picked up a half-dozen Golden Globe nominations, and that is absolutely not the reason I’ll be spending more of your time highlighting the high-fliers of the social media world.
• Blue Christmas? Blue connections, at least. Check this out, from FB intern Paul Butler:
Butler’s note, describing how he created the picture, is as interesting as the picture is beautiful.
• Meanwhile, Mashable is reporting that FB might be teaming with Netflix in the near future. If there’s a ceiling on influence and power in the online world, FB hasn’t found it yet.
• More from the Book of Faces, as the site released the status trends for 2010. (Has anyone really used the acronym HMU? Stop.) Twitter shared their version as well, with a more complete picture of the pegs in worldwide conversation. FYI: Pulpo Paul is the psychic World Cup octopus.
• If you aren’t already bored with recaps, reviews, and top-10 lists for 2010, Twitter expanded on their data with a list of notable tweets. If you didn’t catch the fake BP public relations account, you have some required reading over the holidays.