Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Social Web Involvement Visualization

Global Map of Social Media - December 2009 -
This graphic shows the geographic breakdown of different social web technologies (photo, video, social network, blog, microblog) and the extent to which they are used among those with internet access. The research from TrendStream is based on interviews with 32,000 Internet users in 16 countries.


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Periodic Table of World Internet Facts

Here's a different approach to depicting the internet as a periodic table from [see another version here]. This article explains how to read the table -- essentially each country is listed with the following information:

"Each block contains up to eight pieces of information. The rank (and sequential order of the chart), place among the top ten fastest growing internet populations, the country code (also the countries ccTLD), rank among the countries with the fastest bandwidth speeds, percentage of population using the internet, the country name, and in some cases whether or not the block represents a country or territory."

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Languages on the Internet

This is from a really thoughtful post on 'China and the World Map of the Internet', which includes several iterations of visual representations of how China relates to the world. The version above is the cloud map view of the relative proportion of languages used on the internet.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Visualization of the Journey of a Tweet

Here's a visualization of how a tweet find its way around the internet and into our networked lives. See the write-up on Next Generation Online about how this project came to be.