Taking social stock

A recent blog post by Seesmic‘s Loic Le Meur yesterday discussed the “social graph”, mapping the various services and softwares used in publishing and maintaining an online presence. It got me thinking that it’d be a fun thing to attempt. So, I’ve made a map of all places I create content or maintain a profile, and grouped them into basic categories. I’d like to do some additional connectors, to indicate flow of content from place to place (eg: stories shared on Google reader get populated into a feed on my site and my Facebook profile) but I haven’t taken it that far yet. I did add some color coding, to indicate the frequency and level of involvement I have at each site. Check it out: (click the image to see the whole thing)

This sort of inventory can be a useful step in managing one’s web presence, which is a topic I’ve been thinking about today, after viewing some slides from an Aquent/AMA webcast I missed last week, on managing your content, something I need to focus on more.

Social Graph Central is a new website that’s been created to collect various social graphs. Why not draw yours up and add it?

Update: improved color coding and added flows between items: (click the image to see the whole thing)

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