When it comes to the tackling of thorny issues in the world of comedy, it's not so much a case of 'What would Jesus do?' but 'How will Jon Stewart cover it?'

So if you've been wondering what The Daily Show makes of the sale of Instagram to Facebook - and the invention of Google Glasses - then look no further than the video above, in which the its Senior Youth Correspondent Jessica Williams explains both phenomena to the ageing Mr Stewart.

Brits can check out more Daily Show clips on the Comedy Central UK site. And if you're yet to be convinced that we should love Instagram "because it's awesome" (© Jessica Williams), check out the pictures in our Awesomeness Of Instagram Gallery below: