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[Infographic] YouTube's Top 1,000 Channels Reveal An Industry Taking Shape. YouTube is still the pesky younger sibling of television, which is the wicked uncle of Hollywood.

[Infographic] YouTube's Top 1,000 Channels Reveal An Industry Taking Shape

But the social video site is slowly becoming a formidable medium in its own right, creating new business models and spheres of influence for - literally - a million rising stars. OpenSlate, which describes its services as delivering “actionable information about the value of online video to advertisers,” recently put together an infographic analyzing the top 1,000 YouTube channels. Some of the findings are mind-blowing, like the fact that over one million YouTubers run ads on their content. To put it another way, YouTube writes checks to more than one million people monthly. That's more than the U.S. television industry employs. Social_Media_Landscape_2012.png (550×582) Infographics from KISSmetrics. A-day-in-the-internet.jpg (618×5598) Who’s Using Google +?

This post was written by Jenny Urbano, our Social Media Manager.

Who’s Using Google +?

Here at Demandforce, we love seeing and celebrating your ideas! And more than that, we love to hear from YOU. BV Developer Infographic.jpg (1199×3687) Facebook by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC] The Social Media Infographics Series is supported by Vocus' Social Media Strategy Tool, a free, six-step online tool that lets you build a custom social media framework tailored to your organization’s goals.

Facebook by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

You likely know that Facebook is the world's largest social network with more than 800 million users, but did you know that more than 250 million photos are uploaded every single day? Or that the average American spends seven hours and 46 minutes browsing her friends' profiles per month? Facebook has become an integral part of our lives — some people more than others. Product Development: 9 Steps for Creative Problem Solving [INFOGRAPHIC] Ronald Brown is a successful startup CEO with an extensive background in technology and consumer marketing.

Product Development: 9 Steps for Creative Problem Solving [INFOGRAPHIC]

His new book, Anticipate. The Architecture of Small Team Innovation and Product Success is available via iTunes, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. How to use Twitter [Infographic] Social-media-black-637x5603.jpg (637×5603) Moontoast-Anatomy-of-a-Fan-2.jpg (642×1904) The evolution of the web. How Businesses Use Social Media for Recruiting [INFOGRAPHIC] Savvy job seekers have turned to digital and social media tools to help them in their job searches, and now recruiters are on board with the power of social media as a recruiting tool.

How Businesses Use Social Media for Recruiting [INFOGRAPHIC]

LinkedIn isn't the only social network that helps in the job search process — Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ have all been used by people to land jobs in innovative ways. And interesting takes on the digital resume are increasingly popular, with job seekers creating infographic resumes, video resumes and other visual resumes that set them apart from other job applicants. Employers are taking note of the importance of social media in the recruiting process, and the majority of businesses are turning to social media to find and evaluate job candidates, according to this infographic compiled by Career Enlightenment, a resource for online job seekers.

Visual News. How Are People Using Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC] The World of Data Were Creating on the Internet - Technology - GOOD. The State of Digital Education Infographic - #edtech #edutech #edchat.

Twitter_psychology.jpg (600×1500) “5 1/2 Best Twitter Practices” Infographic. The Web & Business Tools Startups Use Most [INFOGRAPHIC] Putting the likes of the super-funded aside (Color, anyone?)

The Web & Business Tools Startups Use Most [INFOGRAPHIC]

, most early-stage startups operate on tight budgets and spend their dollars sparingly. A bevy of web services have made start-up costs all the more affordable, but now there's the conundrum of nearly too much choice. The folks at BestVendor surveyed 550 startup staffers — most in marketing and executive administration positions — on their favorite tools for email, accounting, web analytics, CRM, productivity, design, storage, payment processing, operations and so forth. Their answers, in aggregate, speak to the growing trend in startups moving toward predominately cloud-based operations. Infographics & Visualizations. Create, Share, Explore. HOW TO: Spruce Up a Boring Resume [INFOGRAPHIC] Writing a resume is such a nebulous activity these days.

HOW TO: Spruce Up a Boring Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

You have to figure out which type of online resume format is best for you, whether to include a cover letter, how to incorporate social media into your resume, if a video resume is a good idea and what you should include on your LinkedIn profile. Above all that, to get the job, you need to beat out all the other creative digital peeps who are producing dynamic digital resumes. Wicked Cool Data Visualization Tools - A list.ly List. What is Consciousness? World Population Growth Infographic. Infographic: Ten Things You Should Know About Water. How much drinkable water is there in the world?

Infographic: Ten Things You Should Know About Water

How much water does an American, a European, an African use everyday? How many people lack even basic access to clean water? Circle of Blue’s newest infographic aims to answer these questions and many more. With 6,000 children dying every day (water fact #7) from preventable water related diseases, readily accessible and easily understood information is vital to solving the world water crisis. Circle of Blue strives to identify and describe the dimensions of the global freshwater crisis in ways not imagined only a few years ago. 8 Incredible Farm Infographics. As the old adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.

8 Incredible Farm Infographics

The beauty and expressiveness of the image is taken one step further in the case of infographics. Here are our favorite 8 infographics about farm and agriculture that we hope you enjoy: The Evolution of Web Design Infographic. Can you believe that the first published website is already 20 years old?

The Evolution of Web Design Infographic

Web design has come a long way since the first website was published by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991. This infographic is a peek at the evolutionary tale of web design, which is ironically still in its infant stages. Enjoy the infographic below and let your imagination wander. You might find yourself asking, “Where will web design be in the next 20 years?” Killer Infographics by Submit Infographics. The Health Benefits of Coffee vs Tea Infographic. Add this Infographic to Your Website: Simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML of your blog, website, or Static FBML box on Facebook <div align="center"><a href=" target="_blank"><img src=" alt="infographic" width="665" height="2420"><br />Click to Enlarge</a><br />By <a href=" target="_blank">Policy Expert</a><br />View Other <a href=" Today we have a bonus infographic from Policy Expert.

Policy Expert is a UK company that helps people find the best insurance. They pride themselves on being people powered, offering customer service at every step. Since this is a bonus infographic today, I’m not going to write up a long critique. Scriberia: Visualise Your Thinking. Best Foot Forward. Chartle.net - interactive charts online! Many Eyes. Try out the newest version of IBM Many Eyes! New site design and layout Find visualization by category and industry New visualization expertise and thought leadership section Expertise on the Expert Eyes blog Learn best practices to create beautiful, effective visualizations New, innovative visualizations from the visualizations experts of IBM Research New visualization options. 5MIM8.jpg (500×8120) Chart Porn. Helping students interpret visual representations of information.

Update: Feb. 29, 2012 Please note: The original video we used for this post was a video podcast by Gestalten TV in which New York Times Graphics Director Steven Duenes and Graphics Editor Archie Tse describe how their team works with breaking news to create clear, concise visualizations of data for readers. Since that has now been taken down, we have substituted a classic TED talk by David McCandless that we refer to in the post.

We’re declaring this week Infographics Week on The Learning Network because we know how important it is for students to be able to read and interpret visual representations of information — and because The New York Times consistently creates useful and elegant examples that we think teachers across the curriculum should know about. Not only do charts, graphs and maps show up on standardized tests of all kinds, but whiteboard technology has made the graphic depiction of information that much more useful and ubiquitous in classrooms. Who's Really Scanning All Those QR Codes? [INFOGRAPHIC] QR codes are everywhere these days — in fine art exhibits, some cities' building permits, wrapping paper and every imaginable kind of marketing campaign.

QR code-focused startup JumpScan was kind enough to send along a graphically organized representation of some data they've gathered about QR codes — who's scanning them, what kinds of devices they're using and what brands are running QR code campaigns. Cooler still, you can scan every QR code in this infographic to get more info, making this Mashable's first interactive infographic.

So have your smartphones at the ready, and click the image below if you need to see a larger version. When you're done clicking, scanning and learning, riddle us this in the comments section: When was the last time you scanned a QR code, and what did you get out of it? 10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics.

Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now. Designing An Infographic Some great tips for designing infographics: Using social media in an emergency. Www.futureexploration.net/Newspaper_Extinction_Timeline.pdf. Have You Heard It – Blog and portfolio of Robbert van Ooijen – The Best Music Infographics. Ideas, issues, knowledge, data - visualized! Decoding Data. 7 Interesting Infographics For Only Graphic Designers and Web Designers. Social Media Growth Statistics.