Kill This Infographic (infographic)

Sick of infographics yet? There’s a lot of life left yet in that form of content we used to call a “charticle.” Here’s an infographic — on infographics. See how they grow.

There’s a growing backlash against that form of content known as the infographic. Useless eye-candy or handy reference? Om Malik, in a post, asks: Can someone please stop the infographic madness?

They used to call it a charticle, Malik remembers. Information-packed, colorful and a welcome relief from column inches of ink on dead tree material, old school journalists and designers loved these things. But there is such a thing as overkill. Have we hit it? I don’t think so. Here’s an infographic — on the infographic.