If a pic of your crush, class friend, or one of the influencer divas looks too good to be true… you do the math. Because if there’s anything we know about pic-perfect shots on social media by now, it’s that a huge number of them are totally fake.

And as long as there are serial Photoshop offenders out there, the Instagram Reality subreddit will continue exposing their malicious deeds. Trust me, people out there are never running short of inspiration to face-tunefy and beautify their looks.

Below is the fresh batch of IG absurdity that must be seen to be believed. More eye-rub inducing snaps from Instagram vs. Reality can be found here, here, and here.

#1

Don't You Hate It When Your Pecs Grow Over Your Pendant?

Don't You Hate It When Your Pecs Grow Over Your Pendant?

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Soupcat
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1 month ago

Ugh, I am worried about humanity.

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#2

She Must Be On Tatooine With The Sun Both Behind And Ahead Of Her

She Must Be On Tatooine With The Sun Both Behind And Ahead Of Her

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troufaki13
Community Member
1 month ago

Don't be too harsh. Maybe she's on another planet that has two suns. No? Not possible you say?

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#3

Spines Are Out Of Fashion. Pass It On

Spines Are Out Of Fashion. Pass It On

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
1 month ago

I tried to think of a pun, but it would've been spineless. Thank you, I'm here all week.

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Previously, Bored Panda reached out to the redditor Cluelessnumber7, who’s the moderator of the r/InstagramReality community. The moderator explained the adverse effects all the heavily edited images have on people.

First, it sets unrealistic expectations that influencers purport to their easily impressionable audiences. “The amazingly smooth skin, suddenly common almond-shaped eyes, pouty lips, sharp jawlines, slim hourglass shapes, and so on," they commented.

Meanwhile, the viewers have no idea how long it took to pick the outfit, hunt down the perfect lighting, and many other little details that come before face-tuning every picture-perfect Insta look. Without discussing the use of editing apps such as Photoshop and Facetune, “there is now a countless amount of people comparing themselves to (and perhaps spending money to look like) a person who doesn’t exist," Cluelessnumber7 told us.

#4

Her Official Press Photos vs. Interview

Her Official Press Photos vs. Interview

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Hope Floats
Community Member
1 month ago

They don't even look alike.. Why can't people just be themselves? It makes them 100% more approachable.

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#5

Is It Really That Hard To Hire A Pregnant Model, Amazon?

Is It Really That Hard To Hire A Pregnant Model, Amazon?

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Bubbs Art
Community Member
1 month ago

You had one job

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#6

Pretending To A Chess Player Without Learning A Single Rule Of The Game. All For The 'Gram!

Pretending To A Chess Player Without Learning A Single Rule Of The Game. All For The 'Gram!

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Amy Pattie
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh my gosh, the order of the pieces lined up makes me cringe so hard!

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The second problem that hasn’t been addressed enough is the insecurities of the influencers who feel an urge to edit their pictures. “They’ve been editing their photos for so long it could mean losing the validation from their followers, losing followers, and maybe losing sponsors if they came clean.”

As huge crowds of followers become familiar with your fictional, yet perfect look, it may be impossible to speak out about all the editing that goes into creating their brand. “So, they would rather enjoy the false fame than risk losing it over integrity," the moderator concluded.

#7

Reptilians Are Back

Reptilians Are Back

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NoNotYourGirl<33
Community Member
1 month ago

Sims 4??

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#8

People Writing “I Wish I Had Skin Like This”. Lol She Wishes She Had Skin Like That Too.. Don’t Let Filters/Photoshop/Facetune Make You Feel Insecure

People Writing “I Wish I Had Skin Like This”. Lol She Wishes She Had Skin Like That Too.. Don’t Let Filters/Photoshop/Facetune Make You Feel Insecure

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Mimi777
Community Member
1 month ago

She’s still really pretty in the right pic.

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#9

He Must Use Wite-Out Instead Of Toothpaste

He Must Use Wite-Out Instead Of Toothpaste

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago

Ross!

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#10

When You See It

When You See It

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Mimi777
Community Member
1 month ago

Lol no!!!

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#11

Sad Face

Sad Face

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David K
Community Member
1 month ago

Sad face is sad :-(

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#12

Who Needs Organs Anyway

Who Needs Organs Anyway

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Russian Otaku
Community Member
1 month ago

Actually is quite possible and quite awful for the body too

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#13

What Did She Even Try To Do With The Edits?

What Did She Even Try To Do With The Edits?

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Bubbs Art
Community Member
1 month ago

Uhhh.... alien???

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#14

It’s The Photoshopped Cleavage For Me

It’s The Photoshopped Cleavage For Me

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Marky Mark
Community Member
1 month ago

does she even know what boobs are supposed to look like?

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#15

Twitter Thirst Trap Got That Grinch Fingers

Twitter Thirst Trap Got That Grinch Fingers

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Bubbs Art
Community Member
1 month ago

How my hands turn out when drawing.

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#16

What She Posts vs. Her Live Stream

What She Posts vs. Her Live Stream

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Ezigma
Community Member
1 month ago

Both are scary as hell!!

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#17

Left Is From Her Instagram, Right Is From A Video

Left Is From Her Instagram, Right Is From A Video

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John Tan
Community Member
1 month ago

wtf

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#18

Same Guy.. Left Is His Pfp

Same Guy.. Left Is His Pfp

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googlygoogly
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow, that’s drastic. Looks like father and son.

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#19

This Girl Is A Gold Mine

This Girl Is A Gold Mine

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True Blue
Community Member
1 month ago

Please I'm scared burn it with lots of fire

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#20

Lmao This Has Got To Stop

Lmao This Has Got To Stop

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago

This is the punchline to a joke...with a little help she can sit up.

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#21

What The Actual Fu-

What The Actual Fu-

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago

Land of pinheads. Zippy is their leader.

BeazleBug
Community Member
1 month ago

Yow! It took me a fur-lined canoe of wheat-thins and Vaseline to come to the same conclusion!

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
1 month ago

'Capcom has released their new Street Fighter characters'

Ellie
Community Member
1 month ago

Actually a lot of Asian body builders I have seen kind of look like them.

googlygoogly
Community Member
1 month ago

I was very confused by this one because their bodies look real. Apparently they shrank the heads! I guess it’s a trend to make them look taller...

Go Hawks
Community Member
1 month ago

I was thinking they put their heads on weird mannequins?

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
1 month ago

I swear, action figures get more realistic every year...

Banjo Peppers
Community Member
1 month ago

They look like they’re wearing rubber suits.

Amazon QT
Community Member
1 month ago

I was gonna say that as well. “Rubber Boys” X3, a new boy group!

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Srene
Community Member
1 month ago

This looks like one of those head in the hole carnival props.

JessG
Community Member
1 month ago

LMAO!

Marina
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

They look like very low quality toy figurines gone wrong

Lu
Community Member
1 month ago

When your shoe size exceeds your IQ

EmiC _21
Community Member
1 month ago

proportions=0

Doggo Georgia
Community Member
1 month ago

Damn they're tall

7 Second Ninja
Community Member
1 month ago

Guys actually look like this in the UK except they wear skin tight jeans with holes and pink polo shirts. Like WTF!

b l a n c
Community Member
1 month ago

OH MY GOD THIS IS HILARIOUS

Maddie
Community Member
1 week ago

Why do they look like the iron golem from Minecraft?? images-5fb...6b2d3.jpeg images-5fbc057f6b2d3.jpeg

Jenny Li
Community Member
1 month ago

Legs toooooo long.

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
1 month ago

Hahaha!!! Seriously!?!?

Mae Mosse
Community Member
1 month ago

Here we have The opposite of women lollipop heads

Tiffany Meyer
Community Member
1 month ago

Terrifying

Dawn K
Community Member
1 month ago

And we're supposed to believe this? hahahahahaha!

Ildiko Okido
Community Member
1 month ago

Those heads don’t have much room for brains and it shows.

Junebugjump!
Community Member
1 month ago

No joke, that middle dude is what I look like in photos.

Ninja Nonna
Community Member
1 month ago

Puberty Blues...

Bobby Sammons
Community Member
1 month ago

Weren't these guy on Beatlejuice?

Allison Woodfill
Community Member
1 month ago

Bahahaha 😂😂😂😂😂😂

Reg Smith
Community Member
1 month ago

Gene editing fails.

NanZ
Community Member
1 month ago

They went to Abs Are Us to buy their abs.

Cenk Karaferya
Community Member
1 month ago

Street Fighter

Bone Daddy
Community Member
1 month ago

Isn't that The Rocks arm on the left. Strange.

I Liquored On
Community Member
1 month ago

GI Joe has really changed over the years.

Shushadei
Community Member
1 month ago

Can't stop laughing!

A Dumbo Octopus
Community Member
1 month ago

Hehee their necks are short lol

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 month ago

Kraftwerk "Wir sind die Roboter"

Alex K
Community Member
1 month ago

pacific rim 3 looks really low budget

Grace Marraffa
Community Member
1 month ago

Are they on stilts? Those legs!!! And teeny tiny heads

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Community Member
1 month ago

all fegs

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#22

Where Are Her Knees At?

Where Are Her Knees At?

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Flisey
Community Member
1 month ago

Who needs knees and ankles?

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#23

This Is A TV Anchor... We Know What Your Face Looks Like?

This Is A TV Anchor... We Know What Your Face Looks Like?

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Mimi777
Community Member
1 month ago

A girl I graduated with does this to every single one of her pics. Her mom does it too.. I don’t understand.

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#24

My Sims After I Go On A Custom Content Binge Be Like

My Sims After I Go On A Custom Content Binge Be Like

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Bubbs Art
Community Member
1 month ago

Caption is 100% accurate

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#25

His Instagram vs. TV Screenshot

His Instagram vs. TV Screenshot

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EA
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

At first I thought why has he stretched his eyes??!! Then realised he’s cropped eyes and put them over his real ones in the pic. Just sad

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#26

Photo Posted On Her Instagram vs. Interview

Photo Posted On Her Instagram vs. Interview

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Bubbs Art
Community Member
1 month ago

Is she a sim?

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#27

I’m Sorry What

I’m Sorry What

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Myrtille rat
Community Member
1 month ago

this reminds me that meme about the loooong cat 4c195a2b21...ac7a22.png 4c195a2b21aa113a91c9ffa14378df81-5f7aefdac7a22.png

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#28

Left Is Steve Madden On Twitter, Right Is Their Instagram

Left Is Steve Madden On Twitter, Right Is Their Instagram

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Danielle Sumerlin Hernandez
Community Member
1 month ago

WHY the need the pretend women don't have ankle bones?

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#29

Instagram vs. Reality Queen

Instagram vs. Reality Queen

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Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

She is like Kloe Kardashian of Serbia. We all know how she really looks like but she is still using tone of facetunes and filters. Why people do that? Accept how you look like, it's fine.

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#30

I Just Don't Understand

I Just Don't Understand

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

At last! Someone willing to show their flaws.

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