This Week in Infographics #43: From Cars of the Future to Retirement

We have quite a few infographics for you this week, so let’s jump right in. First up, we’ll take a look at the car of the future. For most people driving is chore, so imagine never having to “drive” again. Self-driving cars are in our near future and this first infographic highlights the benefits of them.

Next, we’ll take a look at the state of infographics, and what better way to do that than with an infographic? Infographics have just recently started to gain popularity, even though they have been around for years. They have proven to be a great marketing tool if done correctly. This next infographic highlights infographic trends and some of the most viewed and liked infographics as well.

Then, we have all seen the “Hide Yo’ Kids, Hide Yo’ Wife” viral news video, however, there may be a little truth to it. Approximately every 14.4 seconds a home is burglarized in the U.S. However, there are ways you can safe guard your home from burglars. This next infographic takes you inside the mind of a burglar so that you can better protect your home and family.

Next, we’ll look at the five biggest internet entrepreneurs of 2012. Internet and tech startups are popping up everywhere. This infographic highlights the five biggest and most influential internet entrepreneurs of 2012.

Social media is next on the agenda. This next infographic highlights the top retail brands in social media and how they match up with one another.

Then, we’ll look at data footprints. Since the beginning of time, until 2003, humans have generated five billion gigabytes worth of data. Today, we generate that amount of data in just two days! This next infographic provides a deeper look into data footprints by generation.

Last, but not least, we take a look at the frightening facts of retirement. Most Americans are not saving enough for retirement. This last infographic provides some scary stats about America’s unpreparedness for retirement.

1. What Does the Car of the Future Look Like


Courtesy of InsuranceQuotes

2. The State of Infographics

State of Infographics
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3. Hide Yo’ Kids, Hide Yo’ Wife & Your Husband Too


Courtesy of SafeSoundFamily

4. The 5 Biggest Internet Entrepreneurs of 2012

The Top 5 Internet Entrepreneurs of 2012
Image compliments of Best Finance Schools

5. Retail Social Media Top 10

Retail Social Media Top 10 [Infographic]
Retail Social Media Top 10 [Infographic]
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6. Data Footprints by Generations

Data Footprints by Generations
Via: Wikibon Infographics

7. Is it Time to Face the Frightening Retirement Facts?


Courtesy of Provident Bank