Instagram users chronicle their hurricane accounts via Instacane

Hard to picture being on the East Coast right now? There are plenty of pictures here to fix that. Plus, fake Sandy photos, trick-or-treating in space, Mayor Bloomberg’s sign language interpreter is a viral hit, McD’s ‘Great Taste of the World’ menu, and more.

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If a picture is truly worth a thousand words, Instagram users are writing a multi-volume tell-all at this point. The social media platform, with the help of Instacane, is aiding in documenting every capture-able moment of Hurricane Superstorm Sandy while granting non-East Coasters first-person accounts of what it’s like living smack dab in the middle of her path. (via The New York Egotist)

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Of course, there are the fake, yet equally enthralling images of Sandy multiplying via social media, courtesy of Godzilla clip-art and bored Photoshoppers. Here are a couple of collections offered by Complex and The Week.

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