Apr 23, 2012 - By Diana Cook
The web contains a menagerie of personality types. You are likely to encounter several types of characters in your online travels. From Trolls to Spambots, this infographic created by Column Five and Flowtown was designed to help you identify the most common internet personalities. It can also help you decide which category you most likely fall under. Are you a Lurker or a Fact Finder? Do you regularly hangout on Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook? Check out the graph to figure out what type of user you are dealing with or how you may be seen by others.
Apr 16, 2012 - By Diana Cook
Looking for a way to wear your contempt of rival Major League Baseball teams on your shirt? Or perhaps you feel like your own team deserves some good-natured ribbing. Either way, you’re in luck. You may remember they put out a line of parody NFL logo t-shirts that left no insult unturned. Just in time for the start of opening day at ballparks across the country, our friends over at Tauntr.com have created a new batch of tees that mock revered sports franchises. This time baseball teams like the New York Mets and the Minnesota Twins are in their cross hairs. We’ve chosen a few of our favorites, including the New York Mess pictured above.
Apr 13, 2012 - By Diana Cook
Crunching numbers and compiling receipts this weekend? Forget about tax time – there’s more important things to think about. What’s going on in the world of design, for instance. From an interview with house flipper turned designer, Jeff Lewis to Snoop Dogg’s smokable book, we’ve got all the best links this week in design.
Apr 10, 2012 - By Diana Cook
Are your closets overflowing? Do you keep items based on sentimental value alone? There’s a fine line between being thrifty and being obsessed with owning and consuming stuff. If you are worried you are on your way to become the next big reality star by way of Hoarders, you might want to take stock of how you are living. Our friends over at Column Five worked with MyMove.com to produce this flowchart that shows the various paths to Hoarderdom. Check out the graph below to determine if you are a dedicated collector, a bit messy, or in need of a hoarding intervention, then take the interactive hoarding quiz to find out.
Apr 06, 2012 - By Diana Cook
Social discovery is on the rise. While the web has long been the place to gather information about things we were interested in, there’s a new way of going about the search. Traditionally, we would search for a product or service by signalling our intent in a search engine like Yahoo or Google. This model is rapidly giving way to a new form of online exploration. Social Discovery sites are where we learn about new products and services others like so much they’ve chosen to share their discoveries with the world. This infographic charts the rising players in the field of Social Discovery.
Apr 03, 2012 - By Diana Cook
What really gets accomplished in a mere minute? In the blink of an eye or okay maybe two or three blinks, a maddening amount of stuff happens in the world of Social Media. You may be surprised to learn how many friendships are made over at Tagged.com, how many tweets are sent via Twitter and how many videos are viewed over at You Tube every every 60 seconds of every hour of every day. So what things are happening in social media this very second? Social Jumpstart put together this very cool infographic that shows what’s happening every 60 seconds.
Mar 29, 2012 - By Diana Cook
Okay basketball fans, it’s down to the Final Four. This year, number one seed Kentucky meets number four seed Louisville, while number two seeds, Ohio St. and Kansas battle it out to see who will play in the tournament final on Monday, April 2nd. We’ve got the skinny on who is wearing what as far as uniform contracts go as well as mascot and logo information for the four remaining teams.
Mar 26, 2012 - By Diana Cook
Ever wondered what amenities are included when you work for a top technology company? From doggie daycare to catered lunches, 401(k)s to dry cleaning, sports teams to vacation days, this infographic highlights work perks from tech titans like Google, Tagged and Facebook. Tech companies more than any other industry seem to understand that quality of life affects productivity — and that adding work perks means you’re more likely to stay happy and focused at the office.
Check out the infographic below from ResumeBear for a breakdown of who offers what perks. Does your office offer anything comparable and if so do you take advantage of any of the perks? Let us know in the comments below.