Taking pictures of your food isn’t that new — at least for food nerds obsessed with oversharing their meals. But in 2012, amateur food porn became mainstream, thanks to apps like Instagram, Camera+ and Hipstamatic, which allow users to shoot with their smart phones and then doctor the images with a few swipes, often by adding artsy effects. These easy-to-use apps are the reason your Facebook page now looks like a menu.
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