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Do you suffer from Insta-envy?

insta envy / a thousand threads
So here’s a question. How do you feel about all of this social media we have in our lives?

According to this article, Instagram is pretty much the sum of all evil, and I can’t say I disagree.

That doesn’t mean I’ll give it up.

But Mark and I had a long conversation after reading this, and he has a good point. In his view, it’s just one more modern iteration of “keeping up with the Joneses” — this kind of envy has existed for years (maybe forever) and will continue to, technology or no.

What do you think? Do you suffer from insta-envy? Do you think things are any different now than they were in the past?

Photos from some of my favorite accounts to envy: Clockwise 1, 2, 3, 4

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