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I came across some interesting statistics that has me quite concerned about the dental hygiene levels on this planet. Apparently there are 600 million more people that own a mobile phone compared to those who own a toothbrush. Some research reveals that there are 4.8 billion mobile users but only 4.2 billion people with a toothbrush. Does that mean that every mobile should be sold with a free toothbrush or should you need to produce your toothbrush before you are given possession of your new mobile phone to ensure that future personal close encounters are engaging and pleasant? Another interpretation of those statistic is that toothbrushes are too expensive. The Importance of Statistics Statistics are used to make important decisions and social media statistics, facts and figures are often used to justify new media marketing strategies and tactics to the CEO. Here are the latest facts, figures and statistics for seven major social networks that marketers need to take notice of. Facebook Twitter Related:  Innovation Roller Coaster

2012 Social Network Analysis Report – Demographic – Geographic and Search Data Revealed 2011 marked the second year in which many social networks started to wane as social network saturation kicked in. The questions remains, how many social networks can you actively stay up to date on? As Facebook became the mainstay for many users in late 2009 and into 2010 and continuing into 2011, we see the continued fallout in interest for many other social networks. There are still a few social networks that are growing, year over year, however, such as Tumblr, Reddit and Twitter, to name a few. We added coverage of the following social networks this year (in no particular order): Google PlusPinterestDribbbleGoodreadsQuoraSlideshareSquidoo 2012 Social Network Analysis Methodology: Reporting is the same as last year - most sites' search stats were pulled back by querying just their name. All data continues to come from Google because they have one of the largest data sets on the web. The Search Traffic reports are based on proportionate search traffic for the given query.

30 Useful Infographics for Designers & Developers There aren't many better ways to gain information these days than infographics. Infographics allow designers and non-designers to compile interesting, important and funny information all into one creative package. An infographic is meant to tell a story and provide information in a visually striking way. You can use an infographic to visually display statistics, facts, data, and anything else. Today, we've compiled a list of useful and funny infographics for both designers and develoeprs. You'll see things that will make you laugh, and infographics that you can use as a reference sheet on a daily basis. Funny Infographics for Designers and Developers A Day in the Life of a Graphic Designer Emails, feedback, designing, and more feedback are part of the daily life of a designer. East Coast vs. Are you a true East Coast or West Coast designer? How Would You Like Your Graphic Design? Keep in mind you can only pick two choices on this infographic. Your Average Designer The Principles of Design

How to use bookmarks to save and organize your favorite websites Bookmarks are links to websites that make it easy to get back to your favorite places. This article goes over the basics of making and managing your bookmarks. Note: Bookmarks are known as Favorites in Internet Explorer. It's easy — just click the star! To create a bookmark, click the star icon in the address bar. To create a bookmark, click the star in the toolbar. Tip: Want to bookmark all of your open tabs at once? How do I change the name and location of a bookmark? To edit the details of your bookmark, click the star a second time to open the Edit This Bookmark window. The easiest way to find a site that you've bookmarked is to start typing its name in the address bar. The Library window lets you view and organize all your bookmarks. Click the Bookmarks button on the right side of the navigation toolbarOn the menu bar, click At the top of the Firefox window, click the menu and select to open the Library window. Click the menu button and choose Customize.

Myspace: Revenues and audience looking up, apparently | Media If you were trying to sell Myspace, what strategy would you take? As we can see from News Corp's leaked pitch document, as obtained by TechCrunch, the strategy seems to be to optimism and heavily selected figures – notably no mention of the bottom falling out of Myspace's world in terms of users, revenues and credibility. Late last month the Wall Street Journal reported the worsening Myspace advertiser drought, with the sharpest audience drop off yet in February this year. Uncertainty about ownership has added to the advertiser retreat. This chart, based on data from eMarketer, using estimates on Myspace revenue which are still merged with the rest of News Corp's Fox Interactive Media division, tells the story. News Corp, in its sales blurb for Myspace, has chosen not to mention any past data, despite the figures that reinforce Myspace's former position as the web's biggest website. What's the likely outcome for Myspace?

5 Great infographic Creation Tools for Teachers Creating infographics is a skill much needed in the 21st century classroom. They can serve a wide variety of learning objectives and they are not really hard to make. They are very useful in the sense that they can be used for illustrative purposes. For instance, teachers can use graphs, diagrams , and colorful templates to present information in such a way that catches students attention. There are several web platforms where you can easily create your own infographics and Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already reviewed a list of such tools and today we are going to provide you with our best 3 infographic creation tools. 1- This is a great tool that allows users to create visually rich infographics from pre-designed themes. 2- Creately This is also a great tool in creating diagrams and flow charts. 3- Gliffy This is another awesome infographic creation tool that is very easy to use. 4- 5- Visually

reddit: the front page of the internet Mr. Sexy Back tries to bring Myspace back NEW YORK (AP) — "Who am I to say I want you back? When you were never mine to give away." Those are the opening lines of a song that accompanies a "New Myspace" promotional video. But Myspace has tried redesigns before, to no avail. "If you break my heart a second time, I might never be the same," continues the song, "Heartbeat," by the group JJAMZ. From the sound if it, Myspace wants to win the hearts and minds of tech-savvy hipsters. The company's new promotional video offers a 2-minute and 18-second peek into a slick, image-heavy site. The new Myspace will let users connect to the site with their Twitter or Facebook accounts, a sign that it won't be competing with those sites as a social networking service. Timberlake, who's featured prominently in the video, will likely play a big part of the MySpace revamp. MySpace, of course, isn't Timberlake's first foray into social networking. Those players include Spotify, Pandora, Rdio, not to mention Apple Inc.'

50 Informative and Well-Designed Infographics It’s impossible to comprehend complex data or analyze large amounts of information, if we only use words or texts. Information graphics or better known as infographics are visual explanation of data, information or knowledge. These graphics are excellent visual tools for explaining huge amounts of information where complex data needs to be explained immediately and clearly. Let me show you how Rick Mans explain how infographics ease the process of communicating conceptual information Image credit. Infographic is one of the most challenging types of graphic design because the creation process alone is pretty intensive. We are truly delighted to show you these brilliant and informative infographics created by various talented individuals. Recommended Reading: More Infographic related posts. 50 Years of Space Exploration. Disney vs Marvel. Grand Mosque. High Rise. Relief Wells & Subsea Containment. Prism Social Media 2010. Genes and Society: Cloning. Flickr User Model. Crude Awakening.

MySpace Market Report Technologies > Social Widgets > MySpace > Reports Overview > Market Report Get all the information about MySpace in an extensive report. Order here How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of MySpace as social widget on websites. Social Widgets Industry ReportsUsage and Market Share ReportHow popular is each of the social widgets? Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data. Table of Content This is a preview of the current report's table of content. Licence Purchasing this report entitles you to use the information within your organization and in direct non-public communication with your business partners. Order If you want to order this report, please proceed to the order form.

What Are Websites Made Of? (Infographic) The Internet is such an integral part of our lives nowadays, yet how much do we know about what’s occurring under the hood? From the proliferation of web programming languages such as PHP, to the matter of data expansion, storage size, rate of growth of the Internet, and the amount of bandwidth required to serve the world’s Internet users, this infographic looks at what websites are made of. Click here to enlarge. Infographic by Broadband Choices, offering comprehensive and impartial advice on broadband. Related Content