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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 months ago

Morty and his fighting arm. Anyone?

Sardonic Scribe
Community Member
2 months ago

BWAAHAHAHAHA!! rm-5e8e1df...98-png.jpg rm-5e8e1df8e4298-png.jpg

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Tor Rolf Strøm
Community Member
2 months ago

One tiny hand and one paw with a claw

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
Community Member
2 months ago

Paw with a claw. This struck me as extremely funny for some reason.

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Lazy Farmer
Community Member
2 months ago

The person she created in this pic is so ugly & disproportionate my eyes hurt. I'm sure she's very pretty IRL

John Giffin
Community Member
2 months ago

That's a dude

Pamela24
Community Member
2 months ago

Why would you want to look like this?

Laura Drillenburg
Community Member
2 months ago

xD Why did I even decide to see this in the first place?!

Shekina Shalom
Community Member
2 months ago

She looks like she has polio

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh jeez!!! That's bloody scary!!!!

Linda Roy
Community Member
2 months ago

Her left hand is a claw and her right is from a doll??

chachkimooch
Community Member
2 months ago

Awkward and unnatural pose.

Barbar Stewart
Community Member
2 months ago

hahahahaha the arms hahahaha and creepy.

Ashley Galyen
Community Member
2 months ago

Getting closer to Rob Liefeld porportions. He was the original filter.

My O My
Community Member
2 months ago

Poor girl

Rowlie
Community Member
2 months ago

no wonder her shirt is torn with a nail like that

Neal Evans
Community Member
2 months ago

Thalidomide perhaps?

Shelly Bowles
Community Member
2 months ago

Does she look constipated?

Patty Leaton
Community Member
2 months ago

won't protect you from corona Virus

Ojberretta Berretta
Community Member
2 months ago

maybe she has a disability

Avantia Damberg
Community Member
2 months ago

horrifying

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
2 months ago

Dinosaur.

Elizabeth Gardner
Community Member
2 months ago

someone stuffed up, cos, it did not work anywhwere!!

Lynn Ruth Greyling
Community Member
2 months ago

Careful they don't "get" you...

Kim Lorton
Community Member
2 months ago

Like that skit on SNL, where the girl singers are normal except Kristin Wiig, and she has tiny doll hands!!!!!!!

Caroline Driver
Community Member
2 months ago

Eeeee, that's freaky

backatya
Community Member
2 months ago

the claw

ClaudiaDarla03
Community Member
2 months ago

she honestly seems like she would look good without any editing...

Ayasophya Alturas
Community Member
2 months ago

what the hell happened here

Michelle Chevalier
Community Member
2 months ago

Hansom's daughter

Jose Mendoza
Community Member
2 months ago

Mutating, Prototype

Sue Sanders
Community Member
2 months ago

You think any of these "people" might invest in a bit of Photoshop lessons? Seems like that would take away a bit of grief and snickers.

Tiffany McBride
Community Member
2 months ago

Leave her strong hand out of this.

Steven Meyer
Community Member
2 months ago

She has a hell of a left claw!

David Dunn
Community Member
2 months ago

Damn, girls coke nail game is strong! lol

YoyoSthlm
Community Member
2 months ago

One is a T-Rex's arm, the other one a velociraptors

Elly Smith
Community Member
2 months ago

brfide of Frankenstein cobbled together from different bodyparts

Id row
Community Member
2 months ago

Reminds me of Charlie's uncle and his obsession with his small hands on Sunny, lol.

rai mei
Community Member
2 months ago

at least she did not photoshop her boobs .. now that i took a look again.. i'm confused by her gender

Full Name
Community Member
2 months ago

She's growing back a new hand like Deadpool

BlueCustardAnge111
Community Member
2 months ago

She has one Donald Trump hand and one sloth claw.... she kinda reminds me of Discord

Ice cube
Community Member
2 months ago

She's impersonating Nemo

Jegede ADEJOKE
Community Member
2 months ago

Aunt nothing good about this picture

CatWoman312
Community Member
2 months ago

Her ribs literally protruding from her body don’t?

Lauren Foster
Community Member
2 months ago

Take my strong hand 🤚

bobdapotatooo
Community Member
2 months ago

that's a lot of shoulder ya got going on there...

Tom Osborne
Community Member
2 months ago

Deadpool’s right-handed date for movie theaters, Colossus sits at her left as those nails don’t bother him.

Samantha Lomb
Community Member
2 months ago

She looks like she is so top heavy she should fall over

Ritchie Valens
Community Member
2 months ago

Invasion of the claw people

Nawal Wali
Community Member
2 months ago

T-rex who?

Andrew Gibb
Community Member
2 months ago

The hands got you? What- like Freddy Kreugar?!

Monday Fuss
Community Member
4 days ago

i can see her ribs

Tom Brock
Community Member
2 weeks ago

take ma strong hand

Gemma Gallagher
Community Member
1 month ago

like scp 096's arm

Kristin Stuthard-Mendoza
Community Member
2 months ago

Reminds me of Scary Movie 2. "Take mah strong hand!!"

Baali Venomax
Community Member
2 months ago

Never mind the hand, she's one pill away from dying from anorexia, who ever thought that visible ribs were attractive need a smack over the back of their heads, with a very heavy BRICK!

xvslnx
Community Member
2 months ago

Is she holding her breath to keep her tummy flat?

Chris Creighton
Community Member
2 months ago

Trump hand

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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
2 months ago

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

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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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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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2 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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2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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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2 months ago

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

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