Our standards are becoming stupidly high and we are becoming hyper-normalized to digital beauty
Censorship Could Save Instagram
Instagram means the images that are digitally altered — for whatever purpose — can be flagged as ”false information.” And there are no definitive guidelines either, so everything from memes and artistic images to potentially photoshopped images of beauty is fair game.
A recent social media report from Norwegian global influencer marketing platform found that almost half of the surveyed influencers thought their jobs had an impact on their mental health, while 32 percent reported it had a negative impact on their own body image.
”It affects me to see a perfectly edited photo of myself. It hurts how I see myself in the mirror. I can’t help but compare. And this is the case for everyone,” she explains. ”No longer using it over the past three years has completely transformed my expectations of my appearance. It is also important to note that there is definitely a repercussion when it comes to dating. Our standards are becoming stupidly high and we are becoming hyper-normalized to digital beauty, which makes it harder to appreciate potential partners as they are.
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