Network Gender Balance


Should you seek a utopian, gender equal virtual space in which to social network, scribd, orkut, and foursquare are where it’s at.

However, the internet vortex of social networking sites sees the scales tip in favor of a female majority. In fact, there are 99 million more monthly female visitors to social networking sites as compared to those who identify as male. The data is freshly re-visualized by David McCandless on Information is Beautiful. Facebook is a matriarchy in case you were wondering.

Aimee Burnett lives in Toronto where there is more brick than stucco, and more plains than hills. She is a design/editorial intern at McSweeney’s and The Rumpus whilst summering in SF. More from this author →