A couple of weeks ago I posted a blog post on my Digital Splash Media website about the popularity of search terms related to digital health, health IT, etc. based on Google’s trend reports. Given the meteoric rise in infographics on the web over the last few years I thought it would be interesting to generate a similar trend report for visual thinking terms. The trend report lets you choose five terms. As you can see in the line chart below, the search terms infographic and infographics both started taking off in 2010 and while the other three terms have held pretty steady, those two terms continue to grow with only occasional dips.
It’s also interesting to see geographically where each of these search terms is most popular: