Are you are an Instagram addict? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The idea is ludicrously simple: snap a photo on your phone and Instagram will make even the most mundane image look sophisticated. The allure of making a cup of coffee or your pet dog look vintage then sharing it with friend has hooked millions – 50 million in fact.

The stats are incredible: One billion photos have already been taken with the Instagram App and 58 instagram photos are shared every second. Social networking behemoth Facebook couldn’t resist having a piece of the action. Much to the disdain of the purists, on April 12 2012 Zuckerberg bought Instagram for $1 billion.

I confess, i am yet to succumb to the instagram bug – but this nifty little infographic shows how you can to spot an instagram junkie from across the street/park/coffee shop…

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How to spot an Instagram junkie [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic kindly provided by Column Five and Flowtown.

Article by Stuart Farrimond

May 21, 2012

Doctor Stu is editor of Guru Magazine. He originally trained as a medical doctor before deciding to branch out into lecturing, writing, editing and science communication. He drinks far too much coffee, eats lots of ice cream and has a bizarre love of keeping fit.
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