First of all, let’s wish everyone a great 2012! And, like we did last year, we start our season of guest posts here at Inspired Mag with a collection of infographics that look back at 2011, bringing out the best (and worst) of the year. They show impressive and curious facts and stats focusing several aspects of our lives.

So, without further ado, here’s a look at what 2011 was like.

2011: A Techrospective [Interactive] | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

The Year of Daily Deals | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

Top Web Searches of 2011 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

Top Google Algorithm Changes of 2011 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

What Mattered in 2011 for Social Media | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

A look back at 2011 in social | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

Facebook attacks in 2011 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

You Are What You Tweet: 2011 in Review | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


Top Small Business Tweets of 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


Top 10 Twitter Trends of 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


What Were The Most Popular Trending Topics In 2011?
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


Stumbling trough 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

The year of Apple by the numbers, by Apple Weblog (Spain) | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


10 Biggest Entrepreneurs of 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

Top Internet Memes of 2011 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

But 2011 was not only about technology and Social Media, right?

2011 review: a year in video [Interactive] | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


Bankruptcy and the Economy in 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

The Small Business Year in Review 2011, Outlook 2012 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

Spankin New Logos of 2011 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

2011 World Tourism Facts and Figures | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

An investor’s 2011: The Year in Numbers | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

Strangest Car Recalls Of 2011 | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

As far as culture, society and entertainment goes, 2011 was also an interesting year:


Most Admired Man and Woman of 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

The Top 21 Albums of 2011 from 120 Top 10 Lists | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


Top Movies of 2011
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

The most pirated movies of 2011 [Interactive], by El Tiempo (Colombia) | Via

The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics


ComicsAlliance’s year in review
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The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

And, finally, some nice video infographic retrospectives:

2011 Told Through Twitter


What We Learned – 2011

As usual, if you find another great 2011 recap, let us know in the comments.