More and more of us are staying at home during the pandemic, so it’s only natural that more of our free time is spent online and on social media. With that, more people are noticing just how much fakeness there is on Instagram and posting their finds on the Instagram Reality subreddit which has over 767k members.

We’ve collected a list of some of the very best new fake IG pics from r/Instagramreality, so scroll down and upvote your faves. Be sure to have a look through their subreddit for the shamelessly altered latest pics. And you can check out more of our posts about Instagram vs. Reality right here, here, and here.

According to the r/Instagramreality mods, their membership has increased a bit during the coronavirus quarantine. "It’s always steadily growing though, so it’s hard to say if that's from the pandemic or just normal influx. The amount of more 'natural' Instagram posts might have increased a little, but it hasn’t really been noteworthy. There’s still a lot of editing and trickery."

"I think the amount of celebrities wanting to appear “just like us” without makeup and being more natural is going to increase as the days go by. Instagram users don’t want to see done up, edited to hell and back pictures when they’re stuck in the house. The influencer is going to realize that, I’m sure," the mods told Bored Panda.

#1

This Just Makes Me Laugh

This Just Makes Me Laugh

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Nawal Wali
Community Member
3 months ago

How do these people forget to Photoshop the mirror like its the first thing you see

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#2

Ever Wondered Why The Clothes You Ordered Don’t Fit You Like They Do The Models?

Ever Wondered Why The Clothes You Ordered Don’t Fit You Like They Do The Models?

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Nawal Wali
Community Member
3 months ago

Wait until you try and sit down

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#3

Why?... This Is.. Wow Why Do People Hate Themselves This Much?

Why?... This Is.. Wow Why Do People Hate Themselves This Much?

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Lazy Farmer
Community Member
3 months ago

Her boobs must be filled with helium

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In a previous interview with Bored Panda, the Instagram Reality moderators told us exactly why some people alter their pictures so much. “Insecurity, envy, money. Take the girl sitting next to you in Statistics who's scrolling through her latest selfie shoot and disappointingly thinks to herself, ‘[Damn], is that a pimple? I can't let people see that, it's embarrassing.'”

“She casually opens up FaceTune, smooths out the pimple, and boom—now there's an image she feels comfortable sharing online. Unbeknownst to her, there's a seed that's been planted in her mind now that it's as easy as using this app to change anything she finds unattractive about herself at any time, then it snowballs; from taking in just a bit of your tummy for a more slender silhouette until eventually she's landed on a waist the size of her neck."

#4

This Girl Who Dotted In A Fake Piercing

This Girl Who Dotted In A Fake Piercing

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

nailed it....or should i say pIeRcEd It

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#5

I Could Use Her Face To Study Trigonometry

I Could Use Her Face To Study Trigonometry

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Lazy Farmer
Community Member
3 months ago

People like this are the reason I only follow animals on the 'gram

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#6

I Didn’t Know Rays Of The Sunlight Could Bend!

I Didn’t Know Rays Of The Sunlight Could Bend!

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Dian Parama Kosala
Community Member
3 months ago

shes the choosen one

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According to the Instagram Reality moderators, people start off with small changes and alterations which eventually leads to bigger and more noticeable alterations.

“The light improvements are so gradual over time, she stops noticing that the waist she's creating is 1.) of course, not hers 2.) (as we often see on Instagram Reality), anatomically impossible, and 3.) that she's now set an expectation subconsciously for herself (and outwardly for anyone following her) that she needs to keep up this flawless appearance; which means sticking to the edits she's made for every photo she posts in the future. What she doesn't realize is in this process, she's simultaneously creating and constantly reinforcing her own insecurities."

#7

She Wins Photoshop!

She Wins Photoshop!

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

Just sad

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#8

It Gets Worse The More You Look

It Gets Worse The More You Look

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

jesus..first aliens now sims the hell is going on?

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#9

Known For Editing Her Breasts Often- She Forgot To Edit One This Time

Known For Editing Her Breasts Often- She Forgot To Edit One This Time

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

so is the cup half empty or half full

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The mods told us that everyone wants to be loved, desired, and to feel like they belong. “The harsh, scary truth of the matter for anyone is that the more you resemble what people around you consider universally attractive, the more likely you are to have access to those things in your life.”

“So, you begin to think, ‘Well, what do I need to change about myself to fit in? How do I become more attractive?’ Based on what magazine covers and many an Instagram Explore page shows you, that image is a tall, long-haired, fair-skinned woman with smooth skin, a slim yet hourglass figure—oh, and don't forget, the perfect butt. In comes photo editing apps, offering you the chance to finally be her. Even if it's only online."

#10

Insta Pics vs. TV Candid. Also, He Licked A Public Toilet For The “Coronavirus Challenge” And Now He Has Covid-19

Insta Pics vs. TV Candid. Also, He Licked A Public Toilet For The “Coronavirus Challenge” And Now He Has Covid-19

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Kitty Soto
Community Member
3 months ago

Well that's just natural selection

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#11

When You See It

When You See It

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

sunglasses reflection

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#12

The Hands Really Got Me

The Hands Really Got Me

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Akki Hilmich
Community Member
3 months ago

Morty and his fighting arm. Anyone?

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The Instagram Reality subreddit, created 2 years ago by u/Zaza9000 who wanted to create a platform to expose the fakeness of IG to people who are being fooled, is a great supporter of inclusivity. “All races, body types and genders need to be fairly represented in the media. In the long run, the only way to reduce our obsession with self-image is to normalize those we see in the media; not just celebrating how they look, but who they are as a person."

#13

It Doesn’t Even Look Like The Same Person

It Doesn’t Even Look Like The Same Person

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

is this really supposed be the same person, really really?

Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

It looks like a 24 year old who had her nose and lips done and her mom

djinnjeannie
Community Member
3 months ago

If you exit your pics this much why would you ever accept a TV interview/post videos. Are they so deluded that they start to believe they actually look like their pics?

Frozengeckolover
Community Member
3 months ago

I think they are that deluded - especially the Kardashians/Jenners. But everyone visualizes themselves differently than they really appear. It is theorized that if you met your own clone, you might not recognize them (because we only see ourselves in mirrors and pics and we focus on our own imperfections). Identical twins, on the other hand, have a true physical representation right in front of them.

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Ron Santos
Community Member
3 months ago

Caitlin Jenner?

Sherry Hart
Community Member
3 months ago

Lol I thought so too at first glance!

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varwenea
Community Member
3 months ago

Mother and daughter? That's 20 years difference.

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
3 months ago

Same woman??? Really???

Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

She's beautiful on the right, even more than on the left. Why?

Lana Jig-maker
Community Member
3 months ago

Youthafied

Rose Brien Harrington
Community Member
3 months ago

Why do people fool themselves like this?

Miranda Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

NO WAY!!! not the same... nope!!

Lyuben Petkov
Community Member
3 months ago

Monika Valerieva

Gabriella Williams
Community Member
3 months ago

The only part that really seems the same is the eyebrows

LC Greenwood
Community Member
3 months ago

This craziness is an app called "FaceTune"

Patty Leaton
Community Member
3 months ago

before&after surgery

Elizabeth Gardner
Community Member
3 months ago

No similarity at all.

Kimberley Thomas
Community Member
3 months ago

All I see are jigsaw/composite pieces of Kardashian & Jenner.

Jasmine VALADIAN
Community Member
3 months ago

Makeup does amazing things. Look at the Kardashian's, then there are the hundreds of shots for that one perfect pic.

Claire Armstrong
Community Member
3 months ago

Maybe it's her daughter?

Jose Mendoza
Community Member
3 months ago

¿Her mom?¿Nose job?

Sue Sanders
Community Member
3 months ago

Is this supposed to be Photoshopped pics of the original ones? No way. She only had to find some she liked and post them next to her own. The whole thing is getting crazy as a loon.

The lion tamer
Community Member
3 months ago

Mother and daughter.

Id row
Community Member
3 months ago

We sure that isn't her mom on the right?

Markéta Kljapová
Community Member
3 months ago

I can't help, but when I see myself in the mirror, I feel like the person on the left. When I see myself on the photo, I feel like more the person on the right...

rai mei
Community Member
3 months ago

her photoshopper (if that's a word) is really good if it's her.. or may it's a filter?

Zelda Blue
Community Member
3 months ago

People are so sad.

Laura Drillenburg
Community Member
3 months ago

Im having a brain fart...

Sardonic Scribe
Community Member
3 months ago

Skin smoothing filter level = alien.

*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
Community Member
3 months ago

In the middle left she just looks really stoned lol

Jessyb
Community Member
3 months ago

Either way she looks like troublesome

kathryn stretton
Community Member
3 months ago

When will beautiful women embrace their age? Stop with trying to hang on to youth. It's embarassing. Nothing wrong with being older and stunning. Enjoy it, you are lucky.

YoyoSthlm
Community Member
3 months ago

Her fake nose is all bent

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
3 months ago

The nose changes from top left to middles left. Too narrow to allow air in.

zdravko getsov
Community Member
3 months ago

Another Bulgarian trash. I confirm this as well.

Rani Johnson
Community Member
3 months ago

Ew

Baali Venomax
Community Member
3 months ago

De-aged herself by about a decade or more.

xvslnx
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Oh, a second Bulgarian entry...I am not sure if feel proud or ashamed...I have watched her on VIP (Big) Brother and I would definitely not recognise her if I saw only the edited photos.

Akki Hilmich
Community Member
3 months ago

And believe me, in the morning I'm completely a new person.

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#14

Objects In Mirror Are Curvier Than They Appear

Objects In Mirror Are Curvier Than They Appear

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

TF!!! THATS MY FUCKING COUSIN LMAO

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#15

What Bleach Do You Use On Your Eyeballs?

What Bleach Do You Use On Your Eyeballs?

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Nawal Wali
Community Member
3 months ago

Microsoft paint

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#16

The Camera Does Add 10 Pounds...

The Camera Does Add 10 Pounds...

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Kaisu
Community Member
3 months ago

Her real body looks amazing, why would she want to edit it

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#17

The Longer You Look The More Ridiculous That Waist Looks

The Longer You Look The More Ridiculous That Waist Looks

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Akki Hilmich
Community Member
3 months ago

Old: Paper Waist Challenge New: Post it Waist Challenge

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#18

Dude Went From White To Blackfishing

Dude Went From White To Blackfishing

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Hans
Community Member
3 months ago

Either way does this not look healthy,

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#19

Seems Legit!

Seems Legit!

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Draco Malfoy
Community Member
3 months ago

Shadows don't lie.....

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#20

Her Instagram V.s. Whistleblower's Photo

Her Instagram V.s. Whistleblower's Photo

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Max L.
Community Member
3 months ago

He did a better job with the car lines than to her legs

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#21

These Train Tracks Seem Very Believable

These Train Tracks Seem Very Believable

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Kaisu
Community Member
3 months ago

Also it's apparently snowing inside the car

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#22

These Two Are Supposed To Be The Same Person

These Two Are Supposed To Be The Same Person

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Andrew Gibb
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3 months ago

Lord Farquaad? CzVTiOyD-5...2-jpeg.jpg CzVTiOyD-5e8d929bccbd2-jpeg.jpg

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#23

Is She For Real??

Is She For Real??

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Myrtille rat
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3 months ago

Mom told me I could be what I wanted when I grew up so I chose to be an amphora

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#24

Never Seen Somebody Photoshop Their Mug Shot Before

Never Seen Somebody Photoshop Their Mug Shot Before

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

why wou-... -.-

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#25

Her Post vs. Her Photographer’s Post

Her Post vs. Her Photographer’s Post

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Kaisu
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm really sad about this recent obsession to look like an alien

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#26

Her Hair Editing Is Giving Me A Headache

Her Hair Editing Is Giving Me A Headache

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

she looks like a mushroom lmao

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#27

No Eyes Are The Same, I Guess

No Eyes Are The Same, I Guess

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Wottermehlon Doge
Community Member
3 months ago

its ken irl

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#28

We Should Rethink Our "They're Showing Texture" Gratification Posts

We Should Rethink Our "They're Showing Texture" Gratification Posts

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Akki Hilmich
Community Member
3 months ago

A bad resolution day in real life

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#29

Every One Of Her Fb Photos Looks Like The One On The Left. (She’s 71!!)

Every One Of Her Fb Photos Looks Like The One On The Left. (She’s 71!!)

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Mystery Egg
Community Member
3 months ago

Why are some women so afraid of ageing? She is a fabulous looking 71!

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#30

That’s A Very Unique Doorframe!

That’s A Very Unique Doorframe!

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Kaisu
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3 months ago

Can we just stop giving the Kardashians/Jenners attention and hopefully they'll disappear

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