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Hot Spots: Mapping the World's Most Photographed Locations

Hot Spots: Mapping the World's Most Photographed Locations | visual data | Scoop.it

Sightsmap forms an aggregation of the most photographed buildings by integrating Google's Panoramio, which allows users to tag a location or attraction within their photo.


In a colorful gradient of purples, reds, and yellows, the website reveals the most photographed places around the globe. Broad patches of purple coincide with a lesser amount of photographs, while smaller clusters of yellow reveal the locations where people can't seem to put their cameras down. Unsurprisingly, the densest areas of yellow are the world's most popular tourist spots − including New York City and cities across Europe such as Istanbul.

Sightsmap is more than just a map of tourist destinations however; it also shows the close connection between architecture and what inspires people to take photos. Sightsmap forms an aggregation of the most photographed buildings by integrating Google's Panoramio, which allows users...

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Infographic: What is an Infographic? - Infographics Archive

Infographic: What is an Infographic? - Infographics Archive | visual data | Scoop.it
There are many different styles of infographics and data visualizations, but the ultimate goal for all infographics is to be shared.

Infographics are a fun and quick way to learn about a topic without a ton of heavy reading.bLearn what makes a great infographic, why they are useful for everyone, some tips to create a viral infographic and the numbers to back it all up...

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Most Popular Design Blogs by Twitter + Facebook Followers [infographic]

Most Popular Design Blogs by Twitter + Facebook Followers [infographic] | visual data | Scoop.it
Computers Infographics popular design blog, blog, blog design, facebook, twitter.

TechKing published before an infographic with the most popular web design blogs and their followings on both Twitter and Facebook. Now they decided to update that data visualization and see where those same blogs stand today...

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 23, 2012 6:20 AM
great post