Infographic satire

Nov 7, 2013

SMBC pokes fun at big “informational” graphics with a self-referencing graphic that displays 6 reasons why said graphic is useful.

It’s not so much the size as it is the non-information displayed as something worth knowing.

At least one of these things lands in my inbox per day, and it always surprises me. Do people still share these things? I mean, these non-information graphics were popular five years ago, and there was a novelty aspect, but I rarely see them in my feed these days.

See also the big graphic blueprint and a tall infographic.

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