Infographics exist to make an argument creatively, beautifully, and succinctly. However, too often, they're used in a manner that doesn't make sense, confuses the point, or completely misleads the audience.
Before we look at a few examples to explore what NOT to do, here's a handy way of thinking about what visual representations are most appropriate for what you want your data to do.
Compare values and analyze trends:
Show how individual parts make up a whole:
Understand how data is distributed
The Bad, the Misleading, and The Confusing
Why do you think each of these struggle to convey their message?