How social media is like the seventh grade

Making new friends in social media can sometimes make you feel like the new kid in seventh grade – you don’t know anyone, talking to people you don’t know makes you feel awkward and you’re tired of your mom pushing you to make new friends.

In seventh grade terms, it sucks. But after you get the hang of it, learn the social norms, it becomes fun. In no time you have a great group of friends who always have something interesting to talk about.

Then automated responses make it weird again …

Making friends in social media

Making friends in social media

(Thanks to Hubspot for the awesome cartoon.)

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