This Week in Infographics #40: Social Media is Taking Over

Admit it, you have probably, at least once, taken your cell phone to the restroom with you while you were doing your “business.” Don’t feel ashamed if you have either, 33% of people ages 18-24 browse and update their social profiles while on the pot. This first infographic highlights how people get social while in the restroom as well as why it’s probably not the most sanitary idea.

Next up, we take a look at some of the most outrageous mobile expenses. You may have had people advise you to leave your cell phone, or turn it off when going out of the country, and their advice is warranted. This infographic highlights some of the most outrageous charges as well as tips to avoid them.

Then we look at the effects of hurricanes on homes. Hurricane Sandy is still fresh in our minds, and many people are still trying to recover and rebuild. This infographic highlights how devastating hurricanes can be and how to make sure your house is ready for them.

Next up we look at the state of application security in 2012. There have been over 700 million records breached since 2006. This infographic provides the big picture of app security as well as common methods of attack.

Then we move on to good ole’ Facebook. At least once you have probably been frustrated with Facebook, whether it be the new timeline or changing privacy settings without warning. This infographic highlights the top privacy fails of Facebook over the years.

Keeping on the social media trend, this next infographic focuses on customer service in social media. Almost every business uses social media these days to interact with their consumers, but it’s important to go about it the right way. This infographic provides a deeper look into how consumers are relying on social media more to interact with businesses and vice versa.

Lastly, we take a peak into the minds of doctors and see what they are thinking about. Doctors have a lot on their minds, and this last infographic highlights what they think about most and some of their concerns as physicians.

1. Tweeting On The John

Emergency Plumber warns against social media in the Bathroom

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2. Avoid Outrageous International Mobile Expenses

What's Eating Up Your Data Plan? [Infographic]
© 2012 Xigo

3. Hurricane vs. House

Hurricane Vs. House

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4. The State of App Security 2012

The State of AppSec 2012

Infographic by Veracode Application Security

5. Facebook Privacy Fail

Facebook Privacy Fail
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6. Customer Service In Social Media

Courtesy of Click Software

7. What Are Doctors Thinking

2012 Epocrates Specialty Survey [Infographic]
© Epocrates


  1. Sarah Lam

    Best infographics on one page!