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What if Social Networks had to Play the Game of Thrones?

SOCIAL IS COMING WHAT IF SOCIAL NETWORKS HAD TO PLAY THE GAME OF THRONES? SPOILER ALERT: THIS INFOGRAPHIC CONTAINS SPOILERS INTO SEASON 4 Daenerys Targaryen is shrouded in mystery, much like the microblogging site Tumblr. Rumors about Daenerys have reached Westeros, but many don't believe that her dragons even Hundred year old Maester Aemon Targaryen, like Myspace, was once the dominant force worshipped by the masses. But after his power was usurped by Facebook, Myspace has been outcast and all but forgotten – but it's not dead yet. 2myspace Casterly Rock sits above the most productive gold mine in Westeros, making the Lannisters the wealthiest family in the Seven Kingdoms. Much like Facebook, the Lannisters use exist. Myspace made a music-focused comeback in June of 2013. Within 4 months of the relaunch, membership jumped from 24 million to 36 million Slowly, Daenerys is making her way toward the Iron Throne, gathering forces and freeing slaves along the way. Her strength is growing, much like that of Tumblr, which was acquired by Yahoo! for $1.1 billion. their wealth and influence to groW their power, even managing to put a pureblood Lannister on the throne. MAESTER AEMON TARGARYEN tumblr facebook In 2013, the number of active users on Tumblr grew by 74% In 2012, Facebook made $5,086,000,000 in revenue, and has spent over $22 billion on acquisitions since its founding in 2004 HOUSE TARGARYEN HOUSE LANNISTER HOUSE HOUSE Google+ BAELISH TYRELL Instagram Since King Robert Baratheon's death, Petyr Baelish has quietly been laying plans to change the game and While Instagram is wildly popular, its acquisition by Facebook has cost the brand HOUSE STARK some cred. Margaery has established herself as something of a “people's queen," but her allegiances to the Lannisters casts a shadow on her good name. claim the throne. Like Google+, Baelish is sometimes overlooked during discussions of major players, but his vast connections and skillful maneuvers make his ascension to THE STARKS While Margaery will surely benefit from the Lannisters' power, can she also maintain her beloved status among the people? power appear inevitable. Instagram has 200 million active users and 23% of teens While only 3% of global social media sharing takes place on Google+, the site boasts 300 million monthly active users consider Instagram to be their favorite social network The Stark children are learning that they have abilities that allow them to be uniquely connected with the world, much in the same way that Twitter has allowed people across the world to be connected. The Starks know things before they happen, can see events from very far away and can even see through the eyes of their dire wolves. They are connected to people across all of Westeros in an almost instantaneous way, rather than waiting for news to get to them by messenger. 52% of Twitter users consume news through the site, rather than through traditional media Similarly, Twitter users are able to consume information quickly as stories unfold. DEVELOPER BY Marketo NOWSOURCING Game of Thrones imagery is copyright HBO. THE LANNISTERS TARGARYEN ETYR BAELISH MARGAERY

What if Social Networks had to Play the Game of Thrones?

shared by NowSourcing on Jun 16
A look at the cast of Game of Thrones in relation to social media - warning contains spoilers if you're not caught up to season 4.



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