Visual.ly is a tool for creating infographics and data visualizations and viewing infographics others have created. To create infographics using Visual.ly, create a free account and select an infographic to customize, then connect your Twitter or Facebook account to receive options for customizing the infographic. When you have customized your infographic, you may share it on major social networking sites, e-mail it or download it. Unfortunately, if you use Internet Explorer, you must find another browser to utilize this application because it is not supported by the browser.
Visual.ly offers a new research tool and presentation resource for education. One of a teacher’s most burdensome jobs is analyzing and presenting data. With Visual.ly teachers can take data and turn it into an easy-to-read presentation. With the wealth of data contained in Visual.ly’s collection of already created infographics, teachers will also find data to use in reports and presentations. Because Visual.ly has a strict code of ethics, the data and other information contained in the collection of infographics is accurate.