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Social Network Overload - Infographic

Social Network Overload - Infographic | Tech & Education |

How often have you checked your social media accounts today? Feeling unplugged is a problem for many people.  This infographic from illustrates how people are addicted to social media, and what they rather do than give up their Internet lifeline. 

Two out of three people are afraid they’re missing something important on email, Facebook, Twitter, or other accounts. In the same survey, three out of five people wished there was a solution to monitor their various communication options.

This infographic is based on the survey by Harris, and conveys a growing trend—social media overload...

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Christine Harris-Smyth's curator insight, April 2, 2013 8:37 PM

The anxiety about missing out is not something new - it is like a child who doesn't want to go to bed when the others (adults, older children) are still having fun. It is simply in a new arena. This being connected all the time to digital media and communications devices is the new thing - not the anxiety.


We'll learn to live with it - nice infographic.


or die trying...

Cambridge Marketing College's curator insight, April 3, 2013 3:55 AM

The increasing need to be selective about which social media to use 


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What not to do when designing infographics for the web

What not to do when designing infographics for the web | Tech & Education |
With the rampant usage of the internet these days, most people get information using it for it is the easiest way to acquire one.


Infographics, visual representations of information, data or knowledge are an important tool in teaching, in business, in giving inspiration and in presenting information. It is one of the most strongest ways to communicate with complex data.


However, the effectiveness of an infographics greatly relies on how it is designed. Hence, to aid designers, here is a list of what not to do to create a successful infographic or visualization...

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information fluency home

information fluency home | Tech & Education |
Information Fluency is the ability to locate digital information efficiently, evaluate it effectively and use it ethically.

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