blame twitter for the world's ills

This infographic from offers a simple solution for the world's ills: Blame Twitter. Per its statistics, the social media service is wasting energy, ruining the environment and killing people at an alarming rate. Should we ditch our social media efforts to save the planet?

Not so fast. This infographic was created for the Design the Future contest, which asks designers to create a poster themed on doomsday or utopia using real-world data. While it would be fun to tell Twitter addicts that each of their tweets releases 128 tons of carbon dioxide into the environment, doing so wouldn't be very accurate. Check out the infographic below.

blame twitter infographic
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