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Visual Bits #423 > It’s A Viral Video Party!

Friday 04.19.2013 , Posted by

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Vatican City Explained in 7 Minutes

Monday 04.15.2013 , Posted by

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In yet another amusing and educational video created by C.G.P. Grey: Vatican City Explained was released yesterday on his youtube channel. Grey has done videos explaining all sorts of subjects including elections, the difference between Great Britain and England, Coffee, and if Texas can secede from the Union. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #307 > The Old And The New: Election 2012

Tuesday 11.06.2012 , Posted by

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Earth’s History in 2 Minutes

Wednesday 09.05.2012 , Posted by

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Let’s start with the fact that this was done by a 19 year old. Then we can add that he is in a beginners video production class. Then lets add that he was able to find all of these photos with quick and easy internet searches for photos. Now add to the whole picture that after he uploaded the video, in three months he received over 1 million views. It is a different world from when older generations used linear editing systems. [Read more...]

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It Is So Not Cool To Be Cool: Future Hipster

Saturday 02.11.2012 , Posted by

Here at Visual News we love to keep up with the trends. Some may call it “Hipster”…but we’d rather not label ourselves. This YouTube video, “Future Hipsters,” has received over 300,000 views since it was posted on February 7th…so we decided to get in on the action. If you haven’t already seen the video, you need to. It is a hilarious prediction of what will come of the hipsters in the year 2062! If shockingly enough you are not familiar with the term, Urban Dictionary might help you understand: [Read more...]

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Social Media Addicts Guide To The Social Universe

Thursday 11.10.2011 , Posted by

Everyone does it on some level.  Whether it is someone addicted to text messaging, your parents joining Facebook, or any other number of reasons someone is part of the social network, everyone seems to have their social network vices. Here’s a fun collection of 5 charts, illustrations and infographics for a laugh about the follies and truths of the social mediasphere.  Maybe with a little help from these charts, we’ll post all the right stuff in the right places! [Read more...]

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Internet Vices: If Social Media Was A Drug

Tuesday 07.05.2011 , Posted by

While social media may not be as addictive as hard drugs (at least not yet), a comparison between the two isn’t that far off. Patrick Moberg’s witty ‘Internet Vices‘ looks at some major hubs of the internet and cleverly compares each to a known drug… habit forming effects and all. See more of Moberg’s illustration work at patrickmoberg.com. [Read more...]

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Visualized: Your Content Is Their Profit

Wednesday 06.29.2011 , Posted by

While many people are concerned about privacy online and how their information is shared, what many people don’t know is that their user generated content (UGC) is often monitized by the site to which they upload it. That amazing video of your cat doing yoga or the chart topping song you wrote for your signifigant other? The social networking site hosting the content often has permission to automatically make money off the very content you spent long hours creating. This infographic, created by mycube.com, looks at the various popular websites, from Linkedin to Facebook and the vast amount of UGC that they hold… then it looks at the amount they might be pulling in from our work. [Read more...]

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Quirky Cartoons Re-Imagine Famous Websites

Saturday 06.04.2011 , Posted by

What would happen if we took the meanings behind some of our favorite websites really literally? You might end up with the quirky Moleskine sketches of Mattias Adolfsson. His big headed character features in much of his sketches which you can see on behance.net… and for something completely different, check out his Baroque re-imagining of Star Wars.

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Capturing Fashion on the Street: The Sartorialist

Friday 01.07.2011 , Posted by


Scott Schuman leads a visual life. He runs the immensely popular fashion commentary blog, The Sartorialist, out of his home in New York City. This inspiring and beautifully filmed documentary reveals the process and inspiration behind The Sartorialist, following Schuman on the streets of NYC capturing his daily fashion muses. [Read more...]

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