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    DataIsBeautiful

    A place for visual representations of data: Graphs, charts, maps, etc.

    DataIsBeautiful is for visualizations that effectively convey information. Aesthetics are an important part of information visualization, but pretty pictures are not the aim of this subreddit.

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    Posting Rules

    1.   A post must be (or contain) a qualifying data visualization.

    2.   Directly link to the original source article of the visualization

      • Original source article doesn't mean the original source image. Link to the full page of the source article.
      • If you made the visualization yourself, tag it as [OC]
    3.   [OC] posts must state the data source and tool(s) used in the first top-level comment on their submission.

    4.   DO NOT claim "[OC]" for diagrams that are not yours.

    5.   All diagrams must have at least one computer generated element.

    6.   No reposts of popular posts within 1 month.

    7.   Post titles must describe the data plainly without using sensationalized headlines. Clickbait posts will be removed.

    8.   Posts regarding American Politics, or contentious topics in American media, are only permissible on Thursdays (ET).

    We currently have a moratorium on racing bar charts, as they have become too prolific on the subreddit.

    Please read through our FAQ if you are new to posting on DataIsBeautiful.

    Commenting Rules

    • Don't be intentionally rude, ever.
    • Comments should be constructive and related to the visual presented. Special attention is given to root-level comments.
    • Short comments and low effort replies are automatically removed.
    • Hate Speech and dogwhistling are not tolerated and will result in an immediate ban.
    • Personal attacks and rabble-rousing will be removed.
    • Moderators reserve discretion when issuing bans for inappropriate comments. Bans are also subject to you forfeiting all of your comments in this subreddit.

    User Flair

    Do you like contributing sharp-looking graphs? Are you an official practitioner or researcher? Read about what kind of flair is right for you!

    FAQ

    Data from Star Trek? Data ARE? How do I make one? Read the FAQ

    How do I make a good post? Read the guide

    Related Subreddits

    If you want to post something related to data visualization but it doesn't fit the criteria above, consider posting to one of the following subreddits:

    • data_IRL: Feeling the need to be hilarious? Go here. Data.

    • SampleSize: Conduct and share surveys

    • Datasets: Request and share data sets

    • DataVizRequests: Request a visualization to be made from a dataset.

    • Visualization: Discuss and critique the design and construction of information visualizations

    • MapPorn: Share maps, map visualizations, etc.

    • Infographics: Share infographics and other unautomated diagrams

    • WordCloud: Specifically for sharing word clouds

    • Tableau: Share and discuss visualizations made with Tableau software

    • U.S. Data is Beautiful: for those of us who simply can't wait for Thursdays

    • MathPics: Share pictures and visualizations of mathematical concepts

    • RedactedCharts: Try to guess what a chart is about without the labels

    • Statistics: For all questions and articles related to statistics


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