Has the popularity of YouTube made television obsolete?Growth in television advertising has slowed while video streaming revenue continues to sky rocket. This infographic provides some interesting data on the growth of YouTube since its birth in 2005.
Most celebrities do not enjoy the privacy that the rest of us do when they’re going through a divorce and as a result, we get all the gory details. Some divorces are pretty standard but 2011 had is share of insane celebrity break-ups, some of which are documented in the infographic below.
Vacationing in Vegas is an American “rite of passage.” Last year alone the city drew 39 million families, retirees, bachelorettes and bros and there are 7 things they could all tell you about Vegas. This infographic takes a peek at Sin City’s crazy tourism industry.
As we kick off 2012, a new innovator in the media industry, Listener Driven Radio (LDR), shares some highlights from 2011. LDR is reinventing radio by giving listeners control of their favorite radio stations through the web. Listeners to stations using the LDR platform can vote and control which songs play in real time, sign up for alerts when their favorite songs play, and share their favorite songs on Facebook.
The year was 1982 with one of the world’s most ostentatious glam rock bands, Van Halen, kicking off a massive tour, but not before sending its demands to the venues it would be playing at. In what is considered to be one of the most ridiculous riders of all time (a rider is the list of amenities required by a band that the host venue must provide), the band requested some items that define the phrase “over the top.”
From 1904 to present times, Times Square in New York City has a rich history in the celebration of the new year with their annual New Years Eve celebrations. This infographic published by CityPASS looks at its history.
This infographic provides information about the Sony Playstation debacle including a timeline of events that occurred during the times it was hacked and gives a breakdown of what it cost Sony.
This infographic provides statistical data for American Public Broadcasting and includes public broadcasting’s monthly audience, sources of private and public funding, and the number of public broadcasting stations.
Online music has evolved quite a bit in the past 10 years, with the rise and fall of many offerings. This Infographic from Grovo provides some interesting statistics around the world of online music.
Song lyrics are not always the easiest to understand and people are constantly embarrassing themselves by singing the weirdest lyrics ever imagined. The reason for the confusion is because of mondegreens which a misinterpretation of a phrase due to homophony. This Infographic includes some of the top mondegreens in music history.