Psychologists have long written about the negative effects social media content can have on a person’s perception of the world if taken too seriously. And although many users are aware of that fact, at times it is still difficult to put the vast quantities of perfection and supposed coolness into perspective.
To reaffirm the relative nature of most social media content, Bored Panda has compiled the ultimate “all that glitters on Facebook and Instagram is not gold” list. Not only with this collection restore the right angle from which to observe what happens on these platforms, it will also make you appreciate every great photo you have ever taken without the assistance of entire crews of helpers or superficial settings and backdrops.
Remember, perception distorts reality more often than you think, especially online.
Source:Felix Hernandez Rodriguez
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