TAKING Instagram egg photos can trigger insanity, it has emerged.
Experts warned of a phenomenon called ‘the gleam’ where egg photographers see their faces reflected in the yolk, triggering a moment of realisation which destroys their mind.
Professor Henry Brubaker, of the Institute for Studies, said: “If you look into the yolk for long enough, the yolk looks into you.
“Seeing your own stupid phone-wielding form reflected in an orangey hue can cause a permanent and acute feeling of pointlessness.
“Instead of another shot of your soy-cured Taiwanese yolk cake, show us a Starbucks latte with a random vintage filter.
“Or rather than food porn, try posting some sex porn. You’ll get banned from Instagram, but perhaps that’s okay.”
Avid smartphone photographer Nikki Hollis said: “I take pictures of my meals because eating has an essential ritual aspect.
“That’s posh talk for ‘I think showing off is good and I need strangers to like me’.”