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September 19 2011

21:30

375 billion photos this year - Library of Congress, Flickr, Facebook, who stores more?

1000memories :: Digital cameras are now ubiquitous - it is estimated that 2.5 billion people in the world today have a digital camera. If the average person snaps 150 photos this year that would be a staggering 375 billion photos. That might sound implausible but this year people will upload over 70 billion photos to Facebook, suggesting around 20% of all photos this year will end up there. Already Facebook’s photo collection has a staggering 140 billion photos, that’s over 10,000 times larger than the Library of Congress.

(Impressing chart: ) continue to read Jonathan Good, 1000memories.com

July 17 2011

18:55

Data visualization journalism's voyage west

Stanford University :: This visualization plots over 140,000 newspapers published over three centuries in the United States. The data comes from the Library of Congress' "Chronicling America" project, which maintains a regularly updated directory of newspapers. The screenshot shows newspaper distribution in the U.S. in 1922. 

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Watch the interactive map www.stanford.edu

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