Those who adore visual illustrations that present data as colorful and easy to read images now have the opportunity to nerd out with dozens courtesy of new iPhone and iPad app Infographics.
The free downloadable application, designed by Column Five Media, features roughly 50 or so strikingly rendered charts, which can be accessed on-demand. Bright colors and cartoon graphics allow you to digest fun facts about Twitter’s top hotspots, social media trends and print media’s ups and downs at a glance.
Images were created by the design firm as promotional pieces for its various clients. As underscored by charts chronicling microblogging services' world view and tech billionaires’ rise to fame and fortune though, all are also meant to serve as a standalone source of information and entertainment.
Albeit mostly a passing distraction that’s good for the occasional conversation starter or “did you know” piece of trivia, it nevertheless should prove a fun way to waste time while waiting in line for the bus.