Real Life vs. Instagram Life
We’ve all been there. You’re scrolling through your Instagram feed and photo after photo shows someone you know (or just follow) having the time of their lives and you wonder – is that really what it’s like to be you? According to Elite Daily’s recent episode of “Generation whY” chances are no, quite the contrary in fact. The Generation whY comedians argue that many Instagram accounts are simply a game of smoke and mirrors meant to trick followers into thinking your life is 100x more awesome than it is….
Video source elitedaily.com
While I wish I could say with confidence that the idea that people judge the quality of their lives by how many ‘likes’ they get is ludicrous, something tells me that this video is spot on for how many of my peers run their daily lives. So the next time you’re scrolling through your feed, think twice before the jealousy sets in. Ask yourself “is this is a filter?”, or how did this b*tch somehow go from Courtney Love to Beyonce over night?” Once you stop blindly believing “how great” others’ lives are you might finally realize that your own is better than you thought!
Posted by Gillian