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.

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May 21, 2012

Doctor Stu is editor of Guru Magazine. He originally trained as a medical doctor before deciding to branch out into lecturing and a spot of writing. He edits Guru magazine - the world's first digital 'science lifestyle magazine'. He also drinks far too much coffee, eats lots of ice cream and has a bizarre love of keeping fit. When given the chance, he likes to boast about being shortlisted for the 2011 Guardian Science Writer of the Year (when not regaling friends with 'fascinating' science factoids). You can check out Doctor Stu’s blog at Here's his

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