Is a picture worth a thousand words? There has been much debate, especially in terms of website design and advertising techniques on whether graphic design with an increase in content related pictures can increase readability, attention, and popularity. Modern social media platforms like Instagram seem to amplify this question by operating on a purely graphic design base, where communication is occurring with pictures, infographics, and images rather than text. Are our brains getting bored or do we naturally just prefer images? Here are five insights into why we love infographics.