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Data made beautiful
More and more news and information sources are turning to infographics to display complex data in a simple, visual way. Infographics have become one of the most ‘dugg’ types of content on Digg.com, meaning people don’t just want to get information this way, they want to share it. This infographic from engadget.com displays a recap of the days stories by time and level of interest based on comments.
Why it matters
Audiences have access to more information than ever, but they need tools to help them sort through it. How can brands display information in a beautifully simple way, that readers will understand and be inspired to share?
The site Be at TV broadcasts live festivals and DJ sets straight into your home, making the living room a venue for an intimate club night. You can watch past events, locate yourself with the cameras, tag people you met and message them through the site.
Scandals created by leaked texts, picture messages and Facebook photos are all too common; from disgraced celebrities to mortified teenagers. Users want to take back control. Facebook responded by revamping its privacy control settings, which now allow users fine-grain control over who can see what. And LG Phones are leading the push for privacy with their new ‘Give It a Ponder’ campaign featuring James Lipton.