The Unpleasant Truth Behind Those ‘Perfect’ Instagram Photos

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Social media offers amazing opportunities to share and connect with others. But let’s not discount the darker part of it, which can make your life quite miserable if you start comparing yourself with the seemingly endless army of people living way happier lives than you.

That’s what this video is all about. Created in partnership with fashion house boohoo.com and Ditch the Label, an anti-bullying organization working in the USA, UK, and Mexico, the clip showcases just how easy it is to stage those perfect Instagram shots while ignoring what’s actually happening around you.

“We’re all guilty of twisting the truth a little bit on social media,” writes Ditch the Label on their website, “but at which point has it gone too far?”

More info: ditch the label | demilked (h/t: ufunkboredpanda)