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    Slick Photos on Instagram Are Losing Their Cachet

    Think before you post. Instagram’s in-house experts say those carefully manicured shots of fancy meals and perfect outfits aren’t as cool as they once were. That’s because the wildly popular photo-sharing platform’s become saturated with such images, thereby driving down their perceived value. The success of Instagram’s temporary story feature, the experts say, is proof that users are far more into casual, loosely curated content. While no data’s been offered to prove their claims, they do have a simple suggestion: Relax, and snap away more freely.

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