Entries in internet (190)
As a visual treat, I took my Twitter list “Cool-Infographics-People” and visualized the entire list on the interactive tool Web Trend Map from iA and Craig Mod. Visit often, and you can see the hot trends being tweeted that day by some of the best infographics people.
I don’t know how Twitter lists are doing in general, but I know that with 436 followers, the “Cool-Infographics-People” list is one of the most followed lists in the design community. Out of the 228 lists I’ve been included on, this one is the most followed, and I see that for many other designers too. I’d love to see (and visualize) the stats from Twitter, but most lists I see have under 10 followers.
From Mashable.com, Google’s Long History of Forays’s into Social Media is a timeline of acquisitions, deals and updates showing Google’s attempts to get involved in Social Media.
Google hasn’t had the best track record when it comes to social media attempts. Rather than a boring old list of past efforts, we decided to put together a graphical timeline with text by our very own Stephanie Marcus and graphics by Shane Snow.
5 Ways to Cultivate an Active Social Network is a nice infographic by Mark Smiciklas at Intersection Consulting. Although not conveying a lot of data, this does a nice job of visualizing the five different activities that Chris Brogan advocates to build and maintain your social network.
This marketing visual was inspired by Chris Brogan. Check out his original post: Cultivate an Active Network.
Thanks to @MarshaCollier on Twitter for tweeting the link.
It is one of the tools used by governments to filter out unwanted information and to prevent the spread through the World Wide Web. It is a phenomenon of staggering proportions that affects over 25% of the global population.
My suggestion for improvement is that I think the the white circles representing the countries should be sized in accordance the population numbers.
Thanks to Antonio for sending in the link.
PPCblog.com brings us the Google(graphic) flowchart that documents what happens in the fraction of a second after 300 million people press the Search button every day. Created by infographic designer Jess Bachman at WallStats.com.
So here is my latest infographic, hot off the press. How Google Works. It’s a flow type chart that diagrams the process of how google gets it data and what happens in the second after you search. It’s a $20 billion a year process for google, and pretty interesting.
Google posted this infographic, A Modern History of Human Communication, on the Official Google Mobile Blog as part of their opening up the Google Voice service to everyone. It’s no longer an invite-only service.
To put things in context, we created this infographic to visualize some recent history of human communication and how Google Voice uses the web to help people communicate in more ways than ever before (click the image for a larger version):
InfoChimps.com has launched the BETA program for the use of their data through InfoChimps APIs. The two initial data sets are Twitter and U.S. Census data.
Initial pricing has been announced for this introductory period, and there is a level for FREE access for anyone who want to experiment with the data.
Found on ReadWriteWeb
Great new infographic from Flowtown.com, Are We Addicted to the Internet?
While the American Medical Association has yet to officially classify internet addiction as a recognized mental health disorder, the statistics show that this issue is indeed serious – with potentially dangerous side affects. Betweeen 5 % and 10% of web surfers surfers suffer from some form of web dependency.The graphic below illustrates the state of internet addiction, as well as the rapid increase of Internet use in recent year.
Found on Social Media Graphics.
From an infographic design view, I don’t like the legend for the color codes in the browser matrix. I shouldn’t have to look back and forth to figure out what feature is missing from a particular browser.