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AWESOME THING OF THE DAY: This Moment, Around The World - This Is Now!
August 27, 2012
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What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas anymore... At least not if you visit LasVegas-Now, one of the pages on This Is Now!, a site that pulls images in real time from Instagram users around the world.

Want to know what social media users are taking pictures of right now in 12 different cities around the world? Click the image below to find out:

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The site's pretty simple. Just click on the clock for each city, and you're taken to a stream of photographs from Instagram users who are geotagged there. Here's a selection from Paris, France, circa 5:00 pm local time today:

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This is Instagram, of course, so you can expect lots of photographs of empty fast food containers, people making duck faces at themselves in mirrors, and pets... tonnes of pets. It's an unfiltered look at the random pictures people are taking in other places right now, and as the site suggests, it can become "highly addictive."

And as for what happens in Vegas? Early Monday morning, it's looking pretty quiet:

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