Swaroop Panda, Shatarupa Roy
Visualizations have pervaded many areas of digital life, such as social media platforms, where graphs, charts, infographics, and other visualizations are used for communicating information, presenting and defending arguments, offering greetings and pleasantries, and multiple other purposes. Often these purposes include not-so-benign activities such as misleading people, sneering, and trolling, among others. These visualizations are often designed and developed by individuals lacking formal training and are extemporized using arbitrary tools and technologies that are easily accessible and cheap. The visualizations may not necessarily represent the personal judgments or choices of the individual who designed them. They might have been…
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