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The Internet education portal OnlineColleges recently gathered data from a number of sources including Gazelle, comScore and the Pew Internet & American Life Project to produce the following infographic. It shows not only that we may be getting a little too attached to our smartphones, but also why we love our devices and what we use them for most. Among many interesting findings: - iPhone and Android owners have more positive outlooks on life than their Blackberry-carrying brethren; city dwellers are the most mobile savvy - social media, gaming and weather apps rule the market But whether addicted or simply enthusiastic, it’s easy toRead More
OpenTable is sharing an infographic, below, that illustrates its diner review trends and behaviors since the program’s debut.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multi-national trade agreement that threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite international rules on its enforcement. The main problems are two-fold: IP chapter: Leaked draft texts of the agreement show that the IP chapter would have extensive negative ramifications for users’ freedom of speech, right to privacy and due process, and hinder peoples' abilities to innovate. Lack of transparency: The entire process has shut out multi-stakeholder participation and is shrouded in secrecy. The nine nations currently negotiating the TPP are the US, Australia, Peru, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore,Read More
The appearance of social media is sometimes deceiving. This is becoming big news for sites like Facebook and Twitter. This infographic goes through the first fake account on Twitter to how companies, celebrities and Presidential candidates are under the microscope. Here are some amazing stats about the growing problem and the booming business of fake profiles on Twitter. 39% of @facebook followers are fake – Tweet this 34% of @ladygaga followers are fake - Tweet this 31% of @justinbeiber followers are fake - Tweet this 32% of @katyperry followers are fake - Tweet this 32% of @espn followers are fake - Tweet this 33% of @britneyspears followersRead More
The iPad, especially, is becoming prevalent in American education. More than 1.5 million are currently in use by students, and schools bought some 47,000 in the first month-and-a-half after its release. There are currently more than 20,000 apps meant for education, and 80% of learning apps in the App Store target kids. Some studies even show that students who have access to iPads do better in school than kids who don’t. All this information comes from creative media agency MDG Advertising, which pulled research from sources, including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch and others to produce the following infographic.
Social media’s increasing influence on our daily lives has rapidly extended into the ways we get away. From planning a vacation with social media to posting reviews of our trips upon our return, there’s no denying social media’s impact on travel today. To demonstrate how more and more people are using social media and mobile technology throughout their vacations, MDG Advertising developed the following informative infographic. The infographic opens by showing how 52 percent of travelers use social media to find vacation inspiration, with 29 percent of respondents flocking to Facebook for travel planning ideas, followed by 14 percent getting inspiredRead More
Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere. Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1.Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year over year employment growth, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Dice.com reported a 100 percent increase in job posting for mobile app developers between 2010 and 2011. Developers with the right mix of skills can find boundless opportunity in the multibillion-dollar mobile app industry. Learn what it takes to become a mobile software developer. Mobile app developers hail from different walks ofRead More
This data is from HipType, a company that gathers analytics data from e-readers for authors. It analyzes a range of books, according to HipType, “including everything from major bestsellers to obscure titles that only a few thousand people have read.”
M Booth partnered with social analytics company SimplyMeasure to measure engagement data and produce the following infographic. M Booth recently released Framed, a storytelling tool that helps brands create visual content to engage their digital communities.