The Facts and Figures of 2011 in 30 Amazing Infographics

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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 Year of Daily Deals | Via Top Web Searches of 2011 | Via Top Google Algorithm Changes of 2011 | Via What Mattered in 2011 for Social Media | Via A look back at 2011 in social | Via Facebook attacks in 2011 | Via You Are What You Tweet: 2011 in Review | Via Top Small Business Tweets of 2011 | Via Top 10 Twitter Trends of 2011 | Via What Were The Most Popular Trending Topics In 2011? | Via Stumbling trough 2011 | Via The year of Apple by the numbers, by Apple Weblog (Spain) | Via 10 Biggest Entrepreneurs of 2011 | Via Top Internet Memes of 2011 | But 2011 was not only about technology and Social Media, right? 2011 review: a year in video [Interactive] | Via Bankruptcy and the Economy in 2011 | Via The Small Business Year in Review 2011, Outlook 2012 | Via Spankin New Logos of 2011 | Via 2011 World Tourism Facts and Figures | Via An investor’s 2011: The Year in Numbers | Via Strangest Car Recalls Of 2011 | Via As far as culture, society and entertainment goes, 2011 was also an interesting year: Most Admired Man and Woman of 2011 | Via The Top 21 Albums of 2011 from 120 Top 10 Lists | Via Top Movies of 2011 | Via The most pirated movies of 2011 [Interactive], by El Tiempo (Colombia) | Via ComicsAlliance’s year in review | Via 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.

Tiago Veloso is the founder of Visual Loop, a collaborative digital environment for everything related to information design and data visualization. He lives in Brazil, and you can connect with him online on Twitter and LinkedIn.