Moar (Warning: article may not be entirely factual.)
The TRUTH about LivejournalLiveJournal is a smaller, weirder predecessor to Facebook. Unlike Facebook, it allows you to develop subcategories of trusted friendlists, which is seen as hugely beneficial by the type of people who actually use it...
LiveJournal is 95 percent female. Like an acting club or cheerleading squad, the minority of males who use it are either gay or there for the chicks. The all-female atmosphere means that 95 percent of LJ comments consist of people hugging each other, and the other 5 percent consist of people apologizing for judging someone's Harry Potter rape fanart.Person A: This is pretty intense.
Person B: You've offended me.
Person A: I didn't mean to. I merely meant that your portrayal of rape is quite subversive to the dominant patriarchal worldview.
Person B: My feelings are still hurt.
Person A: I'm so sorry. Hugs.
Person B: Hugs.