PCWorld Assistant Editor Alex Wawro says that his Instagram photos of food, beverages, or graffiti capture things that are interesting to him, and that the photos are simply a medium of communication.
Wawro's take is close to what Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram, envisioned for the app, as "an instant telegram of sorts" and a "new means of communication."
Whatever your feelings about Instagram, the trend shows no sign of abating. The Android release of Instagram is ushering in a deluge of new users, and certainly the appearance of more photo "telegrams" on your Facebook and Twitter feeds.
Will photo updates become the medium of the future and supplant text updates? If you use Instagram, what do you like about it? If you dislike Instagram photos, why? Tell us in the comments!
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