Many people scrolling through Facebook on Tuesday found themselves wading through a lot of back-to-school images posted by friends and family. Proud Minnesota parents were flooding the social media website with images of children decked out in new duds as they headed off for a new academic year, the Pioneer Press reported.
The newspaper on Tuesday asked on Facebook if it seemed like there were more cute-kid pics this year than in years past. One mom said, "Lots!"
The phenomenon was noted in Canada, too, the CBC reports.
For many parents, the back-to-school shot is not an afterthought, but a carefully choreographed event, and ABC News blog notes.
Rochester Post-Bulletin columnist Jennifer Koski gazes on a back-to-school image and ponders her love-hate relationship with the day her kids head back to class.