Are Infographics Making Us Dumber?

“We are becoming numb to infographics. Not long ago, I saw infographics in my newsfeed as an informational ‘treat’ because I knew the author had used the medium only because it most effectively displayed the information. But now that people have realized the traffic-generating powers of these things, every dumb report with an ounce of usable info is puffed into these massive images.”

Source: ReadWriteWeb 03/21/12