The 100 best infographics

40. The 10 things we fear and love about BYOD

Best infographics BYOD

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BYOD (aka Bring Your Own Device) has gone from unknown techie ackronym to full blown phenomenon, with people taking their personal iPads and smartphones into work. This is happening in plain view, and with the full approval, of IT managers and CIOs. This infographic from zdnet showcases the loves and hates that this trend has inspired.

41. The current state of social networks

Best infographics social networks

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Twitter has recently proved itself as the social network with the strongest growth rate in 2012 so far, far ahead of the likes of Pinterest, LinkedIn and Reddit. This infographic from Ignite Social Media collects all the latest social network statistics.

42. Analysing London 2012: live infographic

Best infographics Analysing London

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This Olympics infographic from GoSquared is one of the most impressive interactive infographics we've ever come across. See for yourself and scroll – can you beat our score?

43. How Google works

Best infographics Google Works

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on ppcblog.com

A superbly-detailed visual walkthrough of what happens at Google after you add a new piece of content to the web. Like this post.

44. A history of app stores: Store Wars

Best infographics App Store Wars

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on Web Page FX

The team at Webpage FX compared the Apple App Store, Android Market, Blackberry App World, and the Nokia, Palm and Windows Phone 7 app directories. Stats include the OS distribution, percentage of paid vs. free apps in each directory, average apps downloaded by device, average app cost, and total 2010 revenue from all apps sold.

45. The life & career of an average designer

Best infographics designer life

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on Flickr

This information graphic charts the life and prospects of the average designer, whether you work for an agency or strike out on your own as a freelancer.

46. The brain of the beginning blogger

Best infographics brain of a blogger

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on problogger.net.

Tips for newbie bloggers. This is a visual representation of the list-style post, which we talk about in the post: Infographic design secrets: 10 tips for dynamic data visualisation.

47. The fries that bind us: McDonald's and Starbucks infographic

Best infographics McDonald s and Starbucks

Click the image to see the full-size infographic at princeton.edu

We all thought that McDonald's and Starbucks were taking over the world; well, this clever infographic proves it. It looks at the number of stores each establishment has created, as well as their profits and produce. Scary stuff.

48. What happens in an internet minute?

Best infographics internet minute

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on Flickr.

A beautifully drawn and conceptualised information graphic that, in another life (and created by another designer), could have been a ho-hum pie chart.

49. Where did the money go?

Best infographics where did the money go

Click the image for the ful-size infographic on Visual Economics

This information graphic explores the average spending of an American consumer. The results may not come as a surprise, but the circular design is a lovely touch.

50. How would you like your graphic design?

Best infographics graphic design

Click the image above to see the full-size infographic at coolinfographics.com.

How badly do you want to show this to your clients?

51. Global carbon footprint

Best infographics global carbon footprint

Click the image above to see the full-size infographic at core77.com.

A powerful examination of global carbon footprints, measured by country. Note how the actual data is invisible. The relative size of the circles does the job without having to list any numbers. Make sure you view the complete version to see how this cropped image fits in.

52. UK gamers and their playing habits

Best infographics uk gamers playing habits

Click the image for the full-size infographic on New Zoo

The leading international games market data, consulting and publishing company New Zoo created this quirky infographic showcasing how gamers in the UK spend their money and their time; with a few fun facts thrown in for good measure.

53. Tea and biscuit guide

Best infographics tea and biscuit guide

Click the image above to see the full-size infographic at visua.ly.

Created by Bristol-based company Green Hat Design, this quirky infographic is a handy guide to the resilience of eight types of biscuit when you dunk them in a hot cup of tea.

54. European map of Flickr and Twitter usage

Best infographics Flickr and Twitter

Click the image above to see the full-size infographic on Flickr.

Not all information graphics are pretty, pastel illustrations. This one uses map data to visualise the locations of Twitter and Flickr usage across Western Europe.

55. Big Brothers: satellites orbiting Earth

Best infographics Big Brothers

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on Flickr

If the number of satellites orbiting Earth seems a little too complicated to handle, this infographic sets them out in a clear and concise way. It even includes the dysfunctional ones so you won't miss a thing!

56. The Apple tree

Best infographics the Apple tree

Click the image above to see the full-size infographic at designtaxi.com.

This infographic is little outdated perhaps – it stops in 2009. But the graphic style, research and attention to detail is what turns a good infographic into a great one.

57. Typographic elephant

Best infographics typographic elephant

Click the image above to see the full-size infographic on deviantART.

A brilliant accompaniment to the Panda infographic, both of which were created by Lish-55. Brilliant.

58. Twitter psychology

Best infographics Twitter psychology

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on www.wallblog.co.uk

Ah, the woes we all face once a Twitter friend suddenly unfollows us. Understand the psychology of it all with this infographic from The Wall Blog.

59. London 2012: The first social Olympics

Best infographics London 2012 social stats

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on olympic.org

The International Olympic Committee recently launched an online hub, 16 years after it launched its first website for the 1996 games. This infographic discovers the rise of social media and what it means for the 2012 Olympics.

60. So you need a typeface

Best infographics so you need a typeface

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on julianhansen.com

This is a fantastic infographic design by Julian Hansen. If you're on the hunt for a font, you start out by choosing what the typeface is for and the rest will lead you to your perfect choice. Let's hope you don't end up at Comic Sans!

61. Grand taxonomy of rap names

Best infographics taxonomy of rap names

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on Pop Chart Lab

This colourful infographic is brought to you by Pop Chart Lab – a company set up by a book editor and a graphic designer who joined forces with one modest goal in mind: to render all of human experience in chart form.

62. The evolution of the blogger

Best infographics evolution of the blogger

Click the image to see the full-size infographic from flowtown

The 'web log' (blog) was born in 1994 and since then, human interaction has never been the same. This amusing infographic from Flowtown sums it up perfectly with some awesome illustrations.

63. Building a company with social media

Best infographics building a company with social media

Click on the image to see the full-size infographic from elliance.com

The potential of social media is huge when it comes to building contacts and driving traffic. This simple infographic rolls it all into one easy-to-use image.

64. Bill Gates is better than Batman

Best infographics Bill Gates vs Batman

Click the image to see the full-size infographic on geeks are sexy

Now, we can neither agree nor disagree with the statement of this infographic (both of them are pretty awesome!). Brought to you by Frugal Dad, this is one of the best information graphics we've seen for a long time.

65. Darwinian evolution of graphic design

Best infographics Darwin graphic design

Click the image for the full-size infographic on bitrebels.com

Even though this infographic isn't entirely about graphic design, it's a great way to see the levels that it has achieved and how technology changed its course. Plus, it's super cute!

66. The evolution of Photoshop

Best infographics evolution of Photoshop

Click the image to see the full-size infographic from testking

Created to coincide with the release of Photoshop CS6, what better way to chart its progress than with an awesome infographic?! Although the latest edition of Photoshop isn't included, it's still a spectacular design (that we're sure it could be added to).

67. How do colours affect purchases?

Best infographics how do colours affect purchases

Click the image to see the full-size infographic from KISSmetrics

Ever wondered why you arrived back home with too many purchases? Take a look at this brilliant infographic from KISSmetrics and maybe you'll understand. The colours in this design are to 'dye' for!

68. Explore the Twitterverse

Best infographics Twitterverse

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Sometimes, Twitter can feel like another world. Thankfully, this infographic has been put together to showcase the Twitter universe – showing you who does what on every level.

69. The evolution of Star Trek

Best infographics evolution of Star Trek

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We love a bit of sci-fi here at Creative Bloq and what better way to get your sci-fi fix than with this awesome Star Trek infographic. It perfectly depicts the life and times of the cult classic TV show.

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