Influencer’s Crusty Barefoot Gym Behavior Disgusts the People of Twitter

It’s a well-known fact that January is probably the worst month to be a gym member. While it’s never fun to share equipment (or space, or smells) with a host of strangers, the discomfort increases tenfold at the beginning of the year, when amateurs sign up for new memberships as part of their New Year’s …
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‘Sad Beige’ Mommy Influencers Spark Ridicule for Obsession With Boring Aesthetics

With all the struggles that come with parenthood, it’s only fair to let moms try and have fun with it once in a while. Most of us have a baby picture or two where it’s clear that our mother was a little too excited to pick out our outfit.  However, there’s a difference between someone …
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Mommy Influencer Sparks Controversy With Meltdown Over Kid Opening Everybody’s Christmas Presents

The most important thing to know about parenting is that it is the ultimate test of patience. Even those who are clueless about kids know that for all they can be little bundles of joy, they are also a stressful experience. The perfect family will never exist, but that doesn’t stop many from hoping that …
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Insanely Creative Videographer Makes a Thirst Trap Video for a Chicken Nugget and It’s Making Everyone Hungry

A «thirst trap» is a post, either a photo or a video, on social media that is chosen with the intent of luring compliments, provocations of love, and to draw public attention. For years, thirst trap posts have been a staple on influencer sites and have grown into a certain style of video that achieves …
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Carnivorous Influencer Liver King Gets Busted for Using Steroids

As a general rule, anybody who goes to dietary extremes is kind of weird. Unfortunately, weird also means watchable, and it has allowed all manner of bizarre, food-related influencers to flourish on social media through the years. From the blood sugar spiking antics of Freelee the Banana Girl to the deep, dark lore of Nikocado …
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‘We didn’t indicate we were bringing a dog’: Entitled Airbnb guest brings dog without telling host, is surprised when host leaves them a negative review

Almost universally we have a tendency to trust the narrative of the narrator when it comes to stories we see online. We seldom stop to pause and take a look at the other perspectives that the context offers us. When you’re reading a story your favorite influencer or personality is telling about some aggressive Karen …
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Stark and Important Reminders That Instagram is Not Reality

Ever scroll through Instagram for so long that your soul starts to fill with dread? You’re not alone. Facebook’s extensive internal research showed that Instagram makes body image issues worse for one in three teenage girls. In September, the Wall Street Journal reported on Facebook’s research and the data lays bare what we all knew …
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Stark Reminders That Instagram is Not Reality

Ever scroll through Instagram for so long that your soul starts to fill with dread? You’re not alone. Facebook’s extensive internal research showed that Instagram makes body image issues worse for one in three teenage girls. In September, the Wall Street Journal reported on Facebook’s research and the data lays bare what we all knew …
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