Are you living for the gram? Maybe it’s time to try something else.

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Once upon a time, I was an Instagram fanatic. I was a pure devotee who used to defend it with zeal. It’s a little embarrassing how much I believed Instagram was the answer. Not only was I complacent in giving the majority of my time to the app, but I was also arguing its importance to others who were skeptical of the “true benefits,” I preached.

Fear not, dear reader, my days of convincing are over — at least when it comes to social media. I’m not here to tell you that you need to give up Instagram or that it’s an evil, terrible thing that will eat away at your humanity and destroy us all. …


Justice King

Former Editorial Assistant at Lonely Planet 🇬🇧 🇨🇦 Writer, Activist, Environmentalist, Feminist, Traveller.

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