How Instagram has ruined restaurants

Petter, Olivia
The Independent

69 per cent of millennials take photos of their food before eating, according to a recent study. “If you didn’t Instagram it, did it even happen?”

Snapping pictures of the meals and snacks we eat is a key part of eating out for many millennials, but it may be ruining the dining experience for everyone in ways we hadn't even realised.

It’s not just because of the disruption and incessant camera flashes of photographing food – something which many leading restaurants have now banned – Instagram is actually influencing the food we eat and the environment we eat it in.