i.e. versus e.g.

i.e. (id est) means ‘that is’ or ‘in other words’.

i.e. clarifies what you have said.

Example: Jack posted a photo on his social media page, i.e. his food blog.

e.g. (exempli gratia) means ‘for example’ or ‘example given’.

e.g. adds colour to a story through an example.

Example: Jack likes Italian food, e.g. pizza, lasagna and spaghetti.