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How Upworthy Won the Internet and You Can, Too [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you're in the content marketing space, you have undoubtedly drooled at the epic rise to fame of Upworthy. The little site that could – Upworthy - has mushroomed to be the fastest growing site in the history of the Internet.Question is, how?...

Posted March 6, 2014    

The Rise and Fall of Flappy Bird [INFOGRAPHIC]

Flappy Bird: a testament to mankind's cruelty. The app that destroyed so many lives in just a short amount of time will live in infamy forever, or at least until we all forget about it. It's supernatural meteoric rise to fame took us all by surprise...

Posted February 15, 2014    

Trending Tweens: How Kids Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids are picking up computers and tablets faster than ever. Just two decades ago adults were trying to find their bearings on the World Wide Web, but these days children are learning their ABCs on a tablet and playing Angry Birds on smartphones. And...

Posted January 25, 2014    

Fast Casual Restaurants Must Get Social [INFOGRAPHIC]

The fast casual restaurant industry is very competitive, and restaurants should do all they can to gain competitive advantages, including tapping into the marketing and branding power of social media. The burrito and taco chain Chipotle dominates in...

Posted January 21, 2014    

Top Social Media Stats of 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

As 2013 comes to a close we are all reflecting on the past year. Its ups, downs, memorable events and so on and so forth. So just like anything else, the world of social media also had its share of news and changes that none of us could, even if we...

Posted December 27, 2013    

Social Media and Narcissism [INFOGRAPHIC]

While social media brings a lot of great things to the table—like connecting people from all over the world together—it has also had some negative consequences. For example, it may be turning us into narcissists. Narcissism is a personality disorder...

Posted December 12, 2013    

A Decade of Web Design [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's not hard to recall a time when the internet was less than user friendly. Web design has come a long way in just a short amount of time. The 1990s were the age of the ignored user experience. Aol.com and Yahoo were in their prime as was the text...

Posted December 10, 2013    

Facebook Games: Are You Addicted? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Farmville, Candy Crush, Words With Friends; now household names but only nine years ago they were not even in existence. Facebook games are a billion dollar industry and there’s no end in sight. One in four Facebook users plays these games and...

Posted October 4, 2013    

Celebrating Skype's 10th Anniversary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Skype is known for bringing people closer together, no matter where they are in the world. From allowing soldiers serving overseas to step inside their home for a brief moment to say goodnight to their kids to providing businesses a new way to meet...

Posted October 3, 2013    

The Anatomy of an Outstanding Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC]

You’ve likely stumbled upon at least a few infographics while playing on the Web. They are visual representations of information aimed at making this information easily digestible—and even entertaining. Infographics can be educational, humorous,...

Posted September 5, 2013    

A Look at Great Moments in Mobile Video [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you remember the first time you got a smartphone with video capability? Sure—you may have thought it’d be a convenient way to shoot short videos of family vacations or crazy outings with friends. You may not have realized it at the time or given...

Posted August 16, 2013    

Can We Weather the Perfect Data Storm? [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s happening—the perfect data storm is taking shape right at this very moment. A digital deluge is coming? How will we batten down the hatches and open up the pipes. More people than ever before are using visually heavy social media such as photos...

Posted May 24, 2013    

The Economic Impact of Artificial Intelligence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Artificial intelligence really is working hard—so we have to hardly work (well, kind of). In 2011, industrial robot sales hit about 160,000 units, translating to $8.5 billion in sales—this was by far the highest level recorded for any single year....

Posted May 21, 2013    

The Effects of Media and Technology on Young Children in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Today’s children are deeply impacted and consumed by media and technology—42 percent of children eight years and younger have a TV in their bedroom; 29 percent have a DVD/VCR; 11 percent have a video game console; and four percent have a computer....

Posted May 17, 2013    

Uncle Sam Wants You! To Hack [INFOGRAPHIC]

In America, a new kind of draft is calling on students to counter cyber terrorism. In 2010, the United States needed 20,000 cybersecurity experts but only had about 1,000. The U.S. government is recruiting young people to create a workforce of...

Posted April 23, 2013    

Why Does the Internet Love Cats So Much? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Felines have a long-standing history as companions to the human race, but why exactly have we all grown to love cats so much? An even better question would be, why have they completely taken over the internet in the past few years? Well, the...

Posted April 23, 2013    

Standard Web Retargeting vs. Facebook Exchange [INFOGRAPHIC]

How does good old fashioned standard web retargeting stand up to the mighty Facebook Exchange? The hottest thing to hit the proverbial online advertising shelves in 2012, Facebook Exchange (FBX) took targeted advertising to a whole new level....

Posted March 19, 2013    

Inside Google's Wallet [INFOGRAPHIC]

We all know Google and whether you love it or hate it, your online business sooner or later will depend on it. And when you do use it to some extent in your online marketing activities, knowing the ins and outs of Google is a given. Today, we're...

Posted March 19, 2013    

Social Media Marketing Wins and Fails [INFOGRAPHIC]

2012 is behind us and now we have the opportunity to reflect on the wins (and fails) of social media marketing. While we know that 2012 was chock full of companies' social media snafus, some of them hilariously memorable, some good came out of 2012...

Posted February 21, 2013    

How an Internet Troll Thinks [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s fascinating getting inside the mind and psyche of an Internet troll. How exactly do these trolls think? Deindividuation is central to understanding their thought process—the term describes that people are less likely to stick to social norms...

Posted February 6, 2013    

 
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