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20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

 While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics. In this article, we’re listing more than 20 such options to help you get your messages across to your readers, visually.

 

What About Me?

"What About Me?" is a personalization tool that produces colorful infographics that display your social media habits automatically from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The tool is provided by Intel. Create an infographic of your digital life and become inspired by the people you know, the things you see, and the experiences you have online.

 

Vizualize.me

Vizualize.me allows you to create an online resume format that is beautiful, relevant and fun, all with just one click. It enables you to express your professional accomplishments in a simple yet compelling personal visualization, and will help optimize your LinkedIn Profile to get a kickass Visual Resume.

 

Piktochart

With Piktochart, you get to create an innovative Infographic using a combination of different types of visualizations: themes, icons, vectors, images and chart exporter. Drag-and-drop and click your way through color schemes, shapes and fonts, then export the materials as static or html to easily embed it for use at your site.

 

easel.ly

Easel.ly is a fun tool to create your Infographics with drag and drop features and a simple interface. You can easily create and share visual ideas online, supported by ‘vhemes’ or visual themes that help you get started from the preset Infograpic style. Drag and drop a ‘vheme’ onto your canvas to turn your idea into a full infographic.

 

Visual.ly (http://goo.gl/issJu)

Visually helps you customize infographics in seconds, and no, you don’t have to be an analyst or designer to make infographics with Visually Create. Visual.ly allows you to also discover infographics and favorites from other users.

 

Infogr.am (http://goo.gl/UaK3G)

Infogr.am is a simple yet most exciting way to create static and interactive infographics. Import raw data to Infogr.am, and the site’s online tool will help you turn that data into a nice looking chart or full-blown infographic in minutes.

 

Many Eyes (http://goo.gl/9SKr5)

Many Eyes is an experiment by IBM Research and the IBM Cognos software group with a simple belief: ‘Finding the right way to view your data is as much an art as a science’. Many Eyes provides a range of visualizations from the ordinary to the experimental, where each can be put together with a click.

 

Venngage (http://goo.gl/GhLG7)

Venngage is an online infographics tool that helps you create and publish custom infographics, and at the same time, engage viewers and track results. Venngage allows you to create beautiful infographics for blogs and websites and you can also watch the numbers of your audience grow with compelling and beautiful content.

 

iCharts (http://goo.gl/PXFFx)

With iCharts, you can create great-looking charts in minutes with interactive and easy-to-share data. iCharts makes it easy to visualize, share and distribute big and small data.

 

Dipity (http://goo.gl/V4QLU)

Dipity is a free digital timeline website, if you are looking for a different type of Infographics. The mission is to organize the web’s content by date and time. Dipity is the fastest and easiest way to bring history to life with stunning multimedia timelines.

 

Timeline JS (http://goo.gl/gCqpr)

TimelineJS is a beautifully crafted timeline that is easy and intuitive to use. You can pull in media from different sources with built-in support for Twitter, Flickr, Google Maps, YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Wikipedia, SoundCloud and more.

 

StatSilk (http://goo.gl/Hk2DE)

StatSilk offers web-based and desktop software to make data analysis easy, efficient and enjoyable, to cater to diverse mapping and visualisation needs.

 

InFoto Free (http://goo.gl/6uM6r)

InFoto Free is an app for your Android to create an infographic of your photo-taking habits, using a Photo stats analyzer. With InFoto Free you can create awesome looking high-res infographics from your photo collection. It tells you things like what time of the day you prefer to take photos in, whether you prefer horizontal or vertical orientations as well as your favorite city to shoot in.

 

Photo Stats (http://goo.gl/b8mB1)

Photo Stats is an iPhone app that analyses the photos you take on your iPhone. The app generates cool and stylish infographics that shows how, when and where you take your photos from. You get to easily visualize your photo-taking habits and share it with friends.

 

More Tools

 

ChartsBin (http://goo.gl/kSZ2k) – An online tool to create your own interactive map instantly with no installation or coding needed, and you can embed the map in your own website or blog easily too.

 

Tableau Public (http://goo.gl/EkmM0) – A free application for your Windows computer that brings data to life. You can create and share interactive charts and graphs, stunning maps, live dashboards and fun applications in minutes. Anyone can do it, it’s that easy.

 

Creately (http://goo.gl/D3gx8) – Want to create beautiful diagrams in no time? Creately may be a good choice to use as it can be used across all sectors by individuals, corporate teams, developers, software architects, students and teachers alike for diagramming purposes.

 

Gliffy (http://goo.gl/x3O6n) – Gliffy helps to easily create professional-quality flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawings, and more. You can easily drag-and-drop your way through the makings of an infographic using the many shapes from an extensive library.

 

SIMILE Widgets (http://goo.gl/TvzqR) – SIMILE is a free and open-source data visualization Web widget.

 

Tagxedo (http://goo.gl/2l0Uf) – Tagxedo turns words – famous speeches, news articles, slogans, themes, even your love letters – into a visually stunning word cloud. Every word is individually sized to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.

 

Wordle (http://goo.gl/XS56D) – Wordle is a simple web app for generating “word clouds” from the text you provide. While the clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text, you can also tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.


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Alessio Manca's comment, December 31, 2012 4:00 AM
GR8 Collection! TYVM John!
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 8, 2013 6:47 PM

While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics. In this article, they-re listing more than 20 such options to help you get your messages across to your readers, visually.

 

Some of them really simple. Most of them... visual. Try, gooo

Devrim Ozdemir, Ph. D.'s curator insight, January 9, 2013 8:39 AM

While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics. In this article, they-re listing more than 20 such options to help you get your messages across to your readers, visually.

 

Some of them really simple. Most of them... visual. Try, gooo

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Tip: Get email alerts for other Twitter accounts

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A useful guide for the automated monitoring of Twitter accounts
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Is Social Media A More Trustworthy Source? - Sky News

Is Social Media A More Trustworthy Source? - Sky News | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Is Social Media A More Trustworthy Source? Sky News One stat that caught my eye from Sky News' Stand Up Be Counted poll was that eight out of 10 people don't trust the media to reflect their concerns and needs.
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Attacked. Imprisoned. Killed. How Media Law and Policy Are Failing Journalists.

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“Despite signs of progress, independent journalism around the world continues to face serious threats.”
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Hacking scoop reporter Nick Davies says journalists should find out from RIPA tribunal if police have spied on them | Press Gazette

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#hyperlapse has racked up 119k total mentions in the first week including one from ad connection

#hyperlapse has racked up 119k total mentions in the first week including one from ad connection | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
@adconnection hard at work with @instagram‘s new app #hyperlapse | http://t.co/FSC1AfwtkU — adconnection (@adconnectionUK) September 5, 2014 Last week,

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Last week, Instagram launched Hyperlapse, an app that creates movie-quality tracking shots and fast time-lapse videos. Since then, the masses have embraced the new feature in a big way. This is good news for Instagram, who is competing against a flurry of competitors’ latest video enhancements. Hyperlapse, however, has made a stellar debut, and we have data to back that up.

Tyler Negus Snidow's curator insight, September 6, 11:30 AM

cool.  will download and use!

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Inside Storyful's revamped newswire service

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The social newswire recently relaunched its dashboard aimed at helping journalists discover multimedia, stories, updates and tweets around news
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Slides and Video - How to Create a Custom Search Engine

Slides and Video - How to Create a Custom Search Engine | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Creating a custom search engine is a good way to provide some gentle web search assistance to students. Through Google Custom Search Engines you can create search engines that only include websites that are appropriate for your students' reading levels. The slides and video below provide directions for creating your ownGoogle Custom Search Engine. 


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Why Trinity Mirror Regionals is taking to Google+

Why Trinity Mirror Regionals is taking to Google+ | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Ten regional titles have launched new pages on the social platform as they attempt to reach new audiences and integrate Google reporting and publishing tools
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Multimedia organisation tool Google Stories and video conferencing function Hangouts on Air will both play a role in initial experiments from the publisher

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In-App Is An App That Searches In Your Apps

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Are users itching for a better way to search through the information contained within their mobile apps, bypassing the web and traditional search?
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How Many People See Your Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone

How Many People See Your Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Back in July, Twitter launched a really nifty analytics dashboard. A bit like Google Analytics for tweets, it allows you to gauge the performance of each and every tweet you sent. How many people saw it?
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Damiano Celestini's curator insight, August 28, 7:21 AM

Ora le statistiche di Twitter sono accessibili a tutti.

 

Nell'articolo di Techcrunch troverai tutti i dettagli: http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/27/how-many-people-see-your-tweets-twitter-opens-its-nifty-analytics-dashboard-to-everyone/?ncid=rss

 

Su Notizie Multitasking, invece, puoi trovare anche una Guida Pratica: http://www.notiziemultitasking.it/post/95991975805/twitter-analytics-per-tutti-ecco-come-funziona

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Twitter Pollutes The Timeline

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If your Twitter stream is looking a little more random than usual there’s a concrete reason for that: Twitter has made a behind-the-scenes change which means it’s algorithmically adulterating the mix of content you see.
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Twitter Is Suspending Accounts For Sharing Beheading Images And Videos

Twitter Is Suspending Accounts For Sharing Beheading Images And Videos | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Tweet a graphic image relating to the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Wright Foley and risk having your account suspended. The word comes from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo who announced the company’s actions in a tweet on Wednesday morning,...
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Filling the gaps: Crowdfunded reporting in Ferguson, Missouri

Filling the gaps: Crowdfunded reporting in Ferguson, Missouri | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A groundswell of support for independent reporting from protests over the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by police has led Beacon Reader to directly connect journalists and readers in the area
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7 Things Only A Journalism Student Can Understand - tikkle

A journalist's life is always challenging, but studying it as a subject is equally demanding. (Haha! Exactly.. #Truestory http://t.co/YbD425vflr)
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Facebook and Social Media | The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley

Facebook and Social Media | The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
“Many positives and benefits for journalists to post on social media but why? Take a look why! http://t.co/LdVPSpBctk #JMC305”
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Secret state: Members of armed forces must notify press officers even if they meet a journalist socially | Press Gazette

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Alan Rusbridger: welcome to Guardian Membership

Alan Rusbridger: welcome to Guardian Membership | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The Guardian is much more than a business – for almost 200 years we have dedicated our resources to the kind of public service journalism that recently won a Pulitzer prize.
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The Ultimate List of 87 Social Publishing Tools

The Ultimate List of 87 Social Publishing Tools | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Everything you need to create and share online. A complete list of social publishing tools, including infographics, video, email, plugins, and more.

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Jaana Nyström's curator insight, September 6, 8:00 AM

Interesting tools!

MrBieb's curator insight, September 9, 6:00 AM

Weer zo'n lijstje die een aantoont hoe ongelofelijk veel er te kiezen valt.

 Een matrix erbij zodat je in bijna een oogopslag de verschillen tussen elkaar kunt zien zou prettig zijn. Want hoe ga je uit een zo'n lijst nou kiezen - ze allemaal uitproberen is bijna een dagtaak.

Mei Lin Fung's curator insight, September 15, 10:29 AM

We can now fly off the 2-dimensions of paper with media- on the Internet- let's learn how to do it !

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How To Embed Instagram's Hyperlapse On Twitter

How To Embed Instagram's Hyperlapse On Twitter | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

Instagram's new Hyperlapse app allows you to create gorgeous time-lapse videos, here's our simple 4-step guide for embedding them into your Twitter posts.


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Legacy Media: The Lost Decade In Six Charts

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Legacy media is at great risk of losing against tech culture. This is because incumbents miss a key driver: an obsession with their own mortality.
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I believe the tide is beginning to turn. Legacy media is learning to deliver its high-quality product via paid-for electronic platforms including tablets, but it's still a major struggle
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Create your mag for free: Madmagz

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Madmagz enables you to create a digital or a print magazine. Try it, it's free!

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What is Madmagz about ?

Madmagz is a website that enables you to create your own magazine in PDF, Web or printed format.

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Gannett editor asks: Do we stop covering elections if readers don’t care about them?

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Posted Tuesday on a Fort Myers News-Press private Facebook #picassolution discussion board by the paper’s engagement editor: From the Gannett “Picasso, baby” Tumblr: A Romenesko reader has previously described Picasso as an initiative “in which...
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10 Exposure Tips For Taking Better iPhone Photos

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Discover 10 powerful techniques from Rob DePaulo to help create better exposed photos with your iPhone.
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Survey: Journalists working with traumatic imagery

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If you have experience working with traumatic pictures or video, why not take five minutes to complete this survey and help us better understand the issue
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Vine Finally Lets You Import Video From Your Camera Roll

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With more than 100 million people watching Vines across the web each month, and over 1 billion loops every day, Vine has just released an update to the app that finally lets users import video from their camera.
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