Social media hits outer space

Social media hits outer space

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Now that social media posts are coming in from OFF our planet, perhaps it’s time to stop calling it the World Wide Web?

Mashable posted a roundup of The 8 First Social Media Posts From Space, even including the first-even Foursquare check-in from another planet.


Most of the first social media activity in space has taken place on Twitter, but there has also been a live Google hangout, a YouTube video posted, a Reddit AMA and even some Pinterest action.

Check out the full list while all the social media from space can still fit on a single page, and find out a few space social media firsts we’re still waiting on.

John spent 10 years in print and broadcast news media before coming to Technorati, where he served as the website's publisher during his tenure with the company. Follow him on Twitter @swartzdesk.