All claims in this infographic are obviously false in nature and are solely intended for the comedic entertainment of readers. We <3 Twitter.
We are sending a HUGE shout out to Tim Cooley for winning our Design the Future Infographic Contest! His infographic, #Blame Twitter, is very creative, informative, visually pleasing, and incredibly well done! We will definitely think twice about what, and how often, we tweet! Congrats again Tim, and thanks to everyone who participated!
Tim took the real data provided for the contest, but fictitiously correlated it to Twitter statistics. In a classic example that “Correlation does not imply causation”, Tim visualized the real-world statistics as if they were caused by Twitter. For example, it is true in the real-world that nearly 13,000 hectares of forest is lost every day, but it has nothing to do with the 233,370,615 Tweets every day.
Tim won an iPad2 for his winning infographic! You can see all of the contest entries on the PosterBrain Facebook Contest Photo Album.
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