Social Networking Bingo

history.jpgRemember Bullshit Bingo? It was funny, and you flipped it to all your colleagues as a joke. But there was a horrible, cruel, irony in your actions: you probably used three to five words from the bingo card every day. (empower, parking lot, vertical)

Any longtime tech-head can build a good drinking game out of the chart I've posted today. You could probably start a couple of fights arguing about the accuracy of the chronology, or whether the authors have overlooked a seminal evolution in technology (like Civilization, Pong or Dungeon). It's pulled from a new report, "Online Communities in Business: Past Progress, Future Directions," prepared by Jenny Ambrozek and Joe Cothrel. It's available here. It's worth a read.