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 year 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 year 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 year 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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Amy Pattie
Community Member
1 year ago

Can’t women own their unique noses! What’s with all of these cookie-cutter noses?

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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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year ago

Ross!

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#10

When You See It

When You See It

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Mimi777
Community Member
1 year ago

Lol no!!!

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#11

Sad Face

Sad Face

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David K
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1 year 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 year ago

Actually is quite possible and quite awful for the body too

Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes, but only in a very tight corset, not in a fur tube top with your waist exposed.

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Miraculous Klutz
Community Member
1 year ago

Those bars are as straight as me.

semelina pitrone
Community Member
1 year ago

I'M A BARBIE GORL!

Larry Dahle
Community Member
1 year ago

Come back when you're a grown up little girl!!!

Larry Dahle
Community Member
1 year ago

A 12 y..o.. Really bad tast, bored panda! Shame on you.

Allison Woodfill
Community Member
1 year ago

Don’t these people look at their pictures before they post them? Geez.

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, as someone familiar with the world of corsetting, the pelvis and ribs are wrong to even fake that.

Queen Mab
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG-Get that girl to the hospital!

eezycheezes101
Community Member
1 year ago

Someone on Botched got 3 or 6 ribs removed. I can't remember. If she were to get in a car accident (A bad one) she would basically be automatically dead. There's nothing protecting her internal organs. Just consider her a dead girl walking.

*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
Community Member
1 year ago

I commend her for the handrails, though

PhantomBuni
Community Member
1 year ago

I did a corset for a dress once. I didn’t try to be a stick, just not grinch esque since I didn’t want to starve myself

Daniele Ribolla
Community Member
1 year ago

WTF

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 year ago

Honestly - I just feel really sorry for these girls that they think THIS is what society wants from them.

Larry Dahle
Community Member
1 year ago

How low can you go bored panda. com !?!

Samantha Pettus
Community Member
1 year ago

oml lol

Garth Robinson
Community Member
1 year ago

if she farted she would break in half!

Amazon QT
Community Member
7 months ago

If she farted I’d break in half. 🥺🥺😂😂

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SF Angel
Community Member
1 year ago

Yikes!

Kim Smith
Community Member
1 year ago

Sure... just take out a few ribs, two kidneys, and all the bowel and we could look like this too!!

Ninja Nonna
Community Member
1 year ago

Horrendous!

Gordon Hopper
Community Member
1 year ago

She is starving Hello Kitty!!!

London Panda
Community Member
1 year ago

I want to feed her sandwiches and blow an air pump to her waist.

JessG
Community Member
1 year ago

Come ON LADY! Pssst, we know

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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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year ago

wtf

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#18

Same Guy.. Left Is His Pfp

Same Guy.. Left Is His Pfp

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Lyra Fortune
Community Member
1 year ago

And he probably catfishes younger woman with that 😬

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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 year 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 year 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 year ago

Land of pinheads. Zippy is their leader.

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#22

Where Are Her Knees At?

Where Are Her Knees At?

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Flisey
Community Member
1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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
Community Member
1 year ago

At last! Someone willing to show their flaws.

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