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How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC] | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
Today, around the world more people have mobile phone subscriptions than have access to electricity and safe drinkable water. Today, almost a third of the world's population uses the internet (a 528.1% growth since 2000!

 

So what are we doing with all the time we spend online, and how do we know all that time is being spent in useful ways?

For many of us, the internet is among the first things we experience after we wake; in fact, 75% of users are online before 9 a.m. Over 75% of people in the US own a laptop, 53% a smart phone, and 31% a tablet. Email is the most common action performed by people on their laptops, while search is the top action for mobile phone and tablet users. 72% of people like to play games on their tablets while 70% use their mobile phones for social media. Where do we use these devices? 72% of people use their mobile phones while traveling, and 64% use them in restaurants and coffee shops. As for tablets, 88% of people use their devices in the living room, 79% in the bedroom.

 

Find more statistics and data at the infographic or article link.


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LETP's curator insight, August 4, 2013 8:10 PM

Some useful facts! :)

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, August 5, 2013 4:50 AM

Very informative. Thank you for sharing.

9Dotstrategies's curator insight, September 3, 2013 11:25 PM

How People Use the Internet?

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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it

From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life...

A common question is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practice – and to practice, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, get introduced to 20 different tools for creating visualisations...


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Randy Rebman's curator insight, January 28, 2013 12:33 PM

This looks like it might be a good source for integrating infographics into the classroom.

Caroline Matet's curator insight, April 22, 2013 4:08 PM

Le top 20 des outils pour faire ses propres data visualisations

National Microscope Exchange's comment, February 18, 12:00 AM
Superb Article
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Visual Dictionary Online

Visual Dictionary Online | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Visual Dictionary Online, the dictionary with a new point of view. A quick glance at the index is all it takes to connect words with images. Explore the 15 major themes to access more than 6,000 images and see words like never before.

 

"QA INTERNATIONAL is a leading publisher and creator of visually innovative reference works. Recognized as a pioneer in the design and publication of outstanding products for the international market, QA INTERNATIONAL has earned a solid reputation among partners around the world. Renowned for its remarkable design, eye-catching illustrations and solid content, QA INTERNATIONAL is the leader when it comes to visually innovative reference content.

The Visual Dictionary, which has become a global success with more than 8 million copies sold worldwide, is the premier achievement of QA INTERNATIONAL. Created 20 years ago, The Visual Dictionary has traveled from the illustrator’s drawing table to the computer screen and now onto the Internet. ..."


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Free Online Image Resizer - Photo & Picture Resize & Crop

Free Online Image Resizer - Photo & Picture Resize & Crop | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
Resize and edit your pictures for free, with no software to download or install. Resizr is very easy to use, but has many useful features.

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Calkoo.com - Free Online Calculators

Calkoo.com - Free Online Calculators | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
Calkoo.com - Free Online Calculators - you press the button, we do the math!

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Who Says Online Courseware Will Cause the Death of Universities?

Who Says Online Courseware Will Cause the Death of Universities? | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
By Tom Katsouleas,  Dean of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering. He serves as Chair of the National Academy of Engineering’s Advisory Committee on Engineering Grand Challenges for the 21st Century.

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Live Documents - Office for the Internet Generation.

Live Documents - Office for the Internet Generation. | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
Live Documents is a web-enabled Office productivity suite (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, mail) that can be used as software on your desktop or as services within your browser whether you are online or offline.

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Edit Photos, Create Collages, Create Animations, Share Photos/Pictures Online FREE

Edit Photos, Create Collages, Create Animations, Share Photos/Pictures Online FREE | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
Picture2Life allows you to edit, collage, animate and share your pictures online.

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WeVideo for YouTube

WeVideo is an easy to use, yet slick and effective browser-based video editing platform that lets you share and collaborate with others, it is available as  a YouTube plugin at  http://youtube.com/create  -  choose the WeVideo  editor

 

See also http://www.wevideo.com/ where it is available in 'free' and 'paid-for' versions.


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