Infographic critique of infographics

The last decade has seen a surge in interest in the study of data and how it can be used to solve old problems in new ways. Along the way, the art and craft of displaying data has advanced a ton, exemplified by the creations of top-notch infographic artists. Which, of course, has led to many not so top-notch imitators. And the folks at thinkbrilliant.com have had enough. When it comes to the declining quality of many of the cliché-ridden infographics clogging up web pages today, this infographic tells it like it is. (Or shows it like it is, I guess I should say). Click the thumbnail below for the full version:

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Thanks to Foxtrot Bravo Alpha for the tip.