David Roberts put it best:
There was a time in the distant past — call it the late 2000s — when infographics seemed like a good idea. You can pack all kinds of info into a visually appealing file that’s easy to share! What could go wrong? What could go wrong is that infographics became the No. 1 answer of every middle-aged person in a meeting discussing how to get their organization exposure and create something “viral.”
True, the internet became full of bad infographics as important topics were diluted to spare visual representations. But...this one from Information Is Beautiful is pretty helpful. Check out a larger version HERE.