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9 Powerful Infographics That Will Change The Way You See the World. A picture speaks louder than words, but only if it’s the right picture.

9 Powerful Infographics That Will Change The Way You See the World

Here we share 9 examples of infographics that powerfully communicate insightful new understandings about our world. 1) Where we donate vs. diseases that kill us This simple yet powerful graphic from VOX shows what charities get the most donations, right next to the diseases that kill us most frequently.

The motivation behind any donation is highly personal, but compelling graphics like these can steer funds in the most needed direction. 2) Of the top 10 native languages spoken, English doesn’t even come 3rd While the English language trails behind Mandarin, Hindi and Spanish in total native speakers, English is the world’s most popular language to learn. 3) Just about everyone thinks CEOs make too much money Here the Harvard Business School shares how much people think the average unskilled worker should earn compared to a company’s CEO. 4) Ben Franklin did rise and sleep early, but that’s not what all geniuses do.

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What the Internet Thinks About—in an Interactive Infographic

What articles do we share the most? Using the data from the Ahrefs Content Explorer, the people at Funders and Founders analyzed the most popular articles from each of the top English-language media sites in the world and created this interactive visualization. The result is a straightforward visualization of the content we care about most. What does it show us? The top subjects are reflective of some of the most universal aspects of the human experience.

The interactive also shows us what types of storytelling are most engaging—especially important for anyone who regularly creates content. (h/t: founders and funders) If Your Flight Is Overbooked, Don't Volunteer to Get Bumped. The Future of Big Data. If you’ve never heard of big data before, you might be interested to know you’re a part of it.

The Future of Big Data

Big data is a term used to describe the unbelievable growth and accessibility of data and information on the Internet. The amount of information we put online everyday is astonishing. Think about it, there are millions and billions of people using the Internet everyday, and if each one put out just a little bit of information, that number would grow exponentially in no time. According to the infographic, big data has almost quadrupled in the last three years, with no signs of slowing down. The good news is that hardware costs are lessening as software and services are becoming responsible for big data revenue. The term ‘big data’ also encompasses all of the complex data sets – whether they’re structured or not – floating around the Internet.

Aisling Clare Niestroy is a San Antonio, Texas, native who has a passion for digital media, writing, and editing. Welcome to Forbes. Think Clearly: A map for being an effective change agent. This Chart Shows the Surprising Things You Can Take on an Airplane. Create Easy Infographics, Reports, Presentations. What is an Infographic? - If you don’t know what an infographic is, quit living in the stone age and buck up your online marketing knowledge!

What is an Infographic? -

Astutely designed infographics help explain an otherwise tough to follow subject matter or more so, change an otherwise sleepy subject into something that can captivate an audience. When you add content in the form of graphic design, you have more power to reach people who simply refuse to read content. It’s true, written word isn’t well received by everyone, but graphics not only captivate audiences, but also help deploy marketing messages on a much more simplistic basis. When an idea is engaging and visually appealing, it will also encourage people to share the message. Sharing of messages is a VERY key component to SEO, which is outlined right here on What the Internet Thinks About—in an Interactive Infographic.