Who won? First-week sales of PS Vita vs. PSP vs. 3DS vs. DS (infographic)

In two of the three major video game markets (Japan and the U.S.), Nintendo has come out on top in first-week sales of handheld gaming systems with its DS and 3DS consoles. But Sony has performed better in Europe, where the last-generation PlayStation Portable and the recently released PlayStation Vita have outperformed both DS devices.
Check the infographic below to see how these four portables fared in first-week sales across the three territories, and for comparison’s sake, see how eight major handheld platforms have sold in their lifetimes.

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How Twitter captures the heartbeat of current affairs (infographic)

In 2008, the tweets per second record during the Super Bowl was 27. Four years and 12,206 more tweets per second later, the volume of Super Bowl-related Twitter activity is evidence of something more significant than a societal preoccupation with football’s greatest game or brands’ advertising gambles.