The “Fake Travel” Challenge

Everyone knows that a lot of online content can easily be faked. From Photoshop to Facetune, we all have to take online images with a pinch of salt and try to remember that not everything we see can be believed.

So, what happens when people decide to fake a lifestyle? Fake homes, money or trips to other countries? In the true online social experiment way, many people have been taking up the “Fake Travel” challenge to see if they can trick their Instagram followers into believing that they’re somewhere else in the world.

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Sociopaths on Social Media

Mental Health issues have never been as publicised as they are right now. With Mental Health Awareness Day and a self-proclaimed “generation of anxiety”, more and more influencers are exposing their mental illnesses to the world via Youtube videos, Instagram posts and tweets.

But with this constant access to Mental Health information coming from often uninformed influencers, the number of people self-diagnosing is on the increase, despite psychologists warning of the dangers of doing so.

Still, it can be seen on many platforms that adults, teens and children are proclaiming themselves to have anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder and more. Unofficially diagnosed people are joining mental health support groups, and some are even claiming

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