By Oluwatobi Opusunju
South African rapper, AKA has disclosed he is thinking of quitting social photo sharing platform, Instagram soon.
Highlighting his disdain for the app on his Twitter page, the rapper said the pressure it’s putting on young men and women for material things is scary and it legit sucks people in on every level.
He explained further that people like him were part of the problem, adding that the app was created for people to want things they don’t need.
Read his words below:
“I’m legit thinking of quitting Instagram. The pressure it’s putting on young men and women for material things is scary, and people like me are part of the problem without even knowing it. That thing was created for one purpose, for you to want things you don’t actually need.
There must be more to life than Instagram.
You go on Instagram, and it legit sucks you in on every level. You scroll and scroll and scroll and click and click and click, your mind completely devouring everything. Every bag, every holiday, every car, every new product that you are told you NEED in order to feel complete.
I don’t have all the answers but damn. Mybexplore page is pure poison. Im not trying to judge anyone … I just need some more peace in my life.
Is it possible to be addicted to Instagram and still be grateful for what you have? …. I don’t think so.
Why are you so hungry to know what people are thinking or saying about you??… if you can figure that out, control it, and manage it … I think you will find the key to mastering social media.”
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