Infographics are a great way to present information in a way that’s easy for most people to understand.
The Journey of a Tweet — This infographic shows the potential journey of a photo posted to Twitter across social media and the rest of the web.
The Biggest Shift Since the Industrial Revolution — This infographic shows the shift in content and relationships as they move to social media.
The Science of Word of Mouth — This infographic breaks down the effects of word of mouth marketing, as well as how it works and where it happens.
Going Local — This infographic, created for GigaOM by Column Five Media, shows the market share and other information for six of the most popular location-based web services (Gowalla, Foursquare, MyTown, Where.com, Brightkite, and Geodelic).
B2B Social Media Marketing — Here’s an infographic that illustrates statistics about business to business social media marketing, including future predictions and effectiveness of different channels.
The Business Behind Facebook — Ever wondered how Facebook makes their money and what their business model is based on? This infographic explains it all in general terms and actual dollar figures.
Understanding Google PageRank — This infographic shows exactly how the Google PageRank system works, including how different types of incoming links affect your rank differently.
A Guide to Internet Memes — Here’s an infographic that shows a variety of popular memes, starting with The Dancing Baby and including Rickrolling and The Hamster Dance, with history for each meme.
History of the Internet — Here’s an interesting infographic that shows some of the major milestones in the history of the Internet, starting in 1962.
Facebook vs. Everyone — This infographic shows the history of Facebook’s rivalries with other online services.
The Social Buying Universe — Here’s an infographic that showcases the world of social buying, including services like Groupon and Living Social, and their influence.
Social Marketing Compass — This infographic shows the different aspects of social media marketing, and which areas different types of users should be focusing on.
Facebook Factlook — Here’s a visual look at the first six years of Facebook and it’s phenomenal growth.
The Social Media Effect — This infographic shows what can potentially happen to online content once it starts being passed around the various social media channels.
How Google Works — This infographic shows how Google indexes and ranks content on the Internet, in flow-chart format.
The CMO’s Guide to the Social Landscape — This infographic shows what different social media services are good for different kinds of content marketing (customer communication, brand exposure, driving traffic to your site, and SEO).
What Are People Really Buying Online — This pie-chart style infographic shows what people really purchase online, and compares it to what they buy in-store.
Who Participates and What People Are Doing Online — This chart shows the different kinds of internet users and what they actually do online.
Building a Company with Social Media — This infographic shows how social media can be used by each department in a company to build that company.