How far the web has come in the last ten years. Yahoo has been and almost gone, Facebook has emerged as a major player and the online revolution of commerce has driven some business to the point of bankruptcy and beyond. Its been quite a journey and one that is a long long way from finishing but that shouldn’t get in the way of a little bit of nostalgia!
Answer, pretty big, no let me re-phrase, effing ginormous! In the following infographic Cisco try to demonstrate just how big the web is going to get in only a few short years. As the content we consume gets bigger, more visual and of higher quality the amount of data passing through servers, down phone lines or over the air will continue to grow exponentially.
As Facebook continues to ready itself for its IPO you may wonder what the other biggest internet IPOs have been in the last 10 years. Well lucky I’m here because look what I have…an infographic on the biggest internet IPOs in the last 10 years! Yup, I’ve got ya back!
90% of all video content consumed online is cat related! Unbelievable huh?! It should be I just made it up! Regardless cats have certainly benefited (somehow!) from social media and its about time another brand pounced on peoples fascination with those furry felines. Purina Friskies have done just that with the release of their cat playhouse, a wonderland for kittehs and a perfect opportunity to spy on their every move!
I often ponder this very question then forget about it as soon as I see a cool Facebook visualization! There is something inherently appealing about an infographic that exists beyond the rich information delivered in a simple and easily digestible way. Personally I get the most out of the unseen connections living within the data. The insights and value that would normally be lost in a spreadsheet of numbers. These connections lead to chance conclusions, alternative thinking and unexpected ideas. So if you want to know more about the humble beginnings of the infographic or get some tips on producing your next graphical gem, then read on.
It will probably be the hottest tech float for the next decade and one that eclipses every internet IPO that has ever been, but what do we really know about the Facebooks public offering? Who are the winners and losers? How much will Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin and Sean Parker actually make? And what do the commercials look like considering the valuation that’s being placed on the platform?
The answers to all these questions and more can be found in this handy little info-graphic, so sit back and take a look at the waves Facebook is about to make. Read more…
I love Angry Birds, in-fact I once held the 820th highest score in the world for its Christmas 2010 seasonal edition. Yup, definitely a claim to fame of mine! Anyway, it turns out that the smart guys from Wunderman Buenos Aires’s have given our fvourite feathered friends steroids as Angry Birds can now be played on any website in the world! The campaign looks to promote the awesome Nokia N8 and its gaming capability and can be experienced by clicking here, then dragging the gaming icons onto your browsers bookmark bar. Once done you’ll be you’ll be shooting yellow birds and carving up water melons across the web in seconds!
Frijj, an english milk based beverage has created a new web sport called ‘You LOL You Lose’. Players are monitored though their webcam and must watch a series of funny videos, dancing cats, unfortunate accidents and gurgling babies. If the player starts to laugh the game is over. I cracked at a minute 13. Give it a go here.