A Year in Twitter: Top Trends of 2011 [Infographic]

2011 was a whirlwind year. And with the explosion of social media outlets like Twitter, it’s been exponentially easier for us to keep up with what’s been going on in the world. With everything from the Occupy Movement, to Osama bin Laden’s capture, to the passing of Apple’s leader, Steve Jobs, we’ve been able to stay informed and communicate with each other, down to the second.

 

A Year in Twitter Top Trends of 2011 Infographic

Source   http://www.emailfinder.com/

UK Burglary Statistics 2009-2011 [Infographic]

Check out our very first infographic looking at UK burglary statistics over the past few years. It makes for some very interesting reading and may make you think again about your home security and insurance.
Research has shown that in the UK, burglars strike every 40 seconds. Families with children are likely victims and in 56% of these cases, there is someone at home at the time of the crime and, 44% of these cases happen in broad day light. The Burglary Infographic by Tesco Compare also reveals which areas of the UK are most affected and which strategies are most common, the majority of British burglars use doors to break into homes. Have a look at the infographic to find out more!

UK Burglary Statistics Infographic

Source   http://www.tescocompare.com/

Women at the Oscars – 22 Years and 220 Dresses [Infographic]

After hunting down the outfits worn by Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Nominees from 1990-2011, we’ve figured out which tresses and dresses are most and least likely to walk home with an Oscar. Using all the silhouettes, colors, designers, and hairstyles, we’ve formed a few basic categories and figured out the most popular trends over the last couple decades.

Women at the Oscars 22 Years and 220 Dresses Infographic

Source    http://www.usdish.com/

What Industries Contributed to Google’s $37.9 Billion in 2011 Revenues? [Infographic]

What Industries Contributed to Googles 37.9 Billion in 2011 Revenues

Source   http://www.wordstream.com/

  1. Finance & Insurance – $4.0 Billion (example keywords in this industry include: “self employed health insurance”, “cheap car insurance”, “credit cards for bad credit”)
  2. Retailers & General Merchandise – $2.8 Billion (example keywords in this industry include “zumba dance dvd”, “proform treadmill”, “weber grill accessories”)
  3. Travel & Tourism – $2.4 Billion (e.g. “new york hotels”, “plane tickets”, “rental car deals”)
  4. Jobs & Education- $2.2 Billion (e.g. “accredited online college degrees”, “online certificate programs”, “unemployment benefits”)
  5. Home & Garden- $2.1 Billion (e.g. “replacement windows cost”, “appliance repair”, “cabinet refacing”)
  6. Computer & Consumer Electronics – $2.0 Billion (“ink cartridges discount”, “pc memory”, “online video conferencing software”)
  7. Vehicles – $2.0 Billion (e.g “cheap hybrid cars”, “certified used cars”, “bridgestone tires”)
  8. Internet & Telecommunications
    – $1. 7 Billion
     (“pre paid cell phones”, “domain registration”, “cable internet providers”)
  9. Business & Industrial
    – $1. 6 Billion
     (“custom business cards”, “cheap office supplies”, “foam packing”)
  10. Occasions & Gifts
    – $1. 2 Billion
     (“funeral flowers arrangements”, “flower delivery”, “wedding gift registry”)

Anatomy of the Forex Market – Infographic

Anatomy of the Forex Market Infographic

Source   http://www.pepperstone.com/

 

By Instruments
Foreign exchange swaps – $1,8 trillion – 45%
Spot – $1,5 trillion – 37,5%
Outright forwards – $475 billions – 11,9%
Currency options – $207 billions – 5,2%
Currency swap – $43 billions – 1%

By Counterparties
with other financial institutions (hedge funds, pension funds, central banks) – $1,9 trillion – 47,7%
with bank dealers – $1,5 trillion – 37,5%
with non-financial customers (corporations and governance) – $533 billions – 13,4%
private traders – $60 billions – 1,5%