Found Photos from file sharing

While not as scary as sharing your tax return on Kazaa, most people don't think twice about sharing personal photos. Found Photos presents some often random moments of peoples lives through photos found on popular file sharing systems. There's a strangely compelling voyeuristic pull to the site that keeps me coming back for more. The scientist in me has also made some preliminary observations:

  1. people are generally uglier and stupider than portrayed in tv and movies

  2. it is natural human instinct to give the camera the finger
  3. most amateur photographers are either crap, very drunk, or both

Impartial reproduction of results and peer reviewed article to follow...

Posted on March 30, 2005 and filed under Photos.