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food porn

Depictions of food, typically stylized photos and videos, intended to be highly tantalizing and aesthetically pleasing. The word "porn" is used to indicate the indulgent nature of such depictions and the desirable appearance of food that cannot be immediately consumed by the viewer. I can't look at that Instagram account without getting hungry—it only ever posts food porn!
See also: food
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(1) Aura Bertoni, Maria Lilla Montagnani, 'Foodporn: Experience-Sharing Platforms and UGC: How to Make Copyright Fit for the Sharing Economy' (2017), European Intellectual Property Review, 3; Chris Reed Internet Law, Text and Materials (2nd edn, 2010, Universal Law Publishing Co Ltd)'
He said: "By the time I'd been here a week, everyone was posting photos of their dogs with hashtags like 'foodporn'.
In this regard, healthy eating, as a choice among many others, can be regarded as a means of body construction, demonstrating a strong commitment to one's own bodily integrity, despite the presence of other indulgent choices such as those encouraged by so-called 'foodporn'.
POSTING a photo of an artfully-arranged plate at a posh restaurant is one of social media's greatest joys - or irritations, depending on who you ask - but did you know your foodporn snap could land you in trouble with the tax man?
POSTING a photo of an artfullyarranged plate at a posh restaurant is one of social media's greatest joys - or irritations, depending on who you ask - but did you know your foodporn snap could land you in trouble with the tax man?
In social media, a tag like "foodporn" is an extremely popular way to reference a beautiful meal; this phenomenon keeps growing in popularity.
The twenty-something buddies in your local restaurant, enthusiastically sharing their foodporn in Instagram.