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02/05/2010 by

Five Most Essential Social Media Infographics

Infographics are here to stay. Capturing lots of data and info in one image can be seen as a new trend. Over time I’ve seen lots of high quality infographics that spread on the web like good viral assets. This post will sum up the top five infographics I came across over the last few months.

Interested in good visual material? Continue reading for the list of five great infographics.

5. What People Are Doing

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This image lines up the time spend in different field of activity, according to the Social Technographics, defined by Forrester Research. The image gives a good overview in activity per generation.

4. The Conversation Prism

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The Conversation Prism has been on the block for a while. A great overview of tools in categories in which the consumer uses these tools.

3. The Boom of Social Sites

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The Boom of Social Sites gives a great overview of launch moments of social platforms and the (great) amount of users per platform.

2. The Social Media Landscape

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The Social Media Landscape provides an overview of the way social media tools affect marketing communications. Tools mentioned in this overview are Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Stumble Upon, Yahoo Answers, reddit and Delicious.

1. Social Media Demographics

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Where will you find your audience? Which target groups are using what kind of social media? Flowtown managed to put a lot of interesting data on social media usage by gender, income, education and age in one magnificent infographic. Love it!

Images above are my favorite of infographics on social media I’ve stumbled upon over the last few months. I’m curious if you agree on my top five or that there are images that should have deserved a place in the list above. Agree of disagree? Shout it out in the comments!

Sources: Pamorama, Penn-Olson and


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