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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?
Launching on June 1st, the +1 button (pronounced "plus one") is Google's answer to Facebook's prolific "Like" feature, where users can click on an icon to show their appreciation for a site. Simply set up a Google Profile, recommend and share with others what you like on the web.
Cool Finger Faces is a free iPhone app that allows users to take a picture of their fingers and add funny faces to them. The faces become an artistic representation of how a user is feeling at any given time.