Infographics are simply the visual graphic representation of data or information. Mostly, anything can be converted into an infographic. They have been in use for many years. The first recorded infographic, was in fact, sketched out in the year 1626 by a man named Christoph Scheiner, who used infographics to demonstrate the Sun’s rotation patterns.
Research shows that the search volume for infographics has increased by a whopping 800% between 2010 and 2012. Learn more about why these types of content are so popular in the following infographic by Graphs.net.