Do You Like Pictures Of Food On Social Media?
Food is no longer just fuel in our culture. It's a social lubricant, a recreational drug. Virtually all social activities involve food. That's particularly true in Louisiana. The widespread popularity of social media has added a new dimension to our enjoyment of food. When you're scanning Facebook, or Instagram, you'll likely see photos of other users recent meals. You may not care for this. You may really like to see photos of other people's meals. The food pornographers among us derive an emotional gratification from snapping a pic with their smartphones and posting them online. Experts say these rituals pique our attention and heighten our involvement with the experience of eating, which makes us enjoy it more. Whatcha think? Like it? Hate it? Do you do it?