26 Of The Most Annoying Instagram Posts, Ever

By Dani Byrnes
21st May 2017


#fitspo #cleaneating #glutenfree #lifegoals are all terms we’ve become familiar with.

 And if monotonous hashtags like these aren’t painful enough, Instagram has just this week introduced new selfie filters. That’s right; more flower crowns and animal ears for us to cringe over. Now, *ahem* there’s a good chance we are all guilty of a few of the pet-peeves on our list, so let’s consider this a subtle hint to just. Stop. K Thanks.

#1 The bathroom selfie. We’ve all done it. Good light and dirty towels go hand in hand, obvs.

#2 Filter on filter on filter until your nose is blended into your hairline.

#3 Flower crowns. Keep them on Snapchat, plz.

#4 Coachella. No more tassels or unitards until 2018, TF. 

#5 Coachella TBTs every week until the next one.

#6 #foodie snobs and their $19 smashed avo. Every damn day.

#7 The obligatory airport flat lay. Designer handbag (or manbag), latte and very obvs Business Class boarding pass (YES PEOPLE, THAT SAYS A1). You redeemed it on Frequent Flyers, but whatevs #bragstagram.

#8 Then comes the plane pic. Wowser, you nabbed a window seat, congratulations. #worldtraveller

#9 Caption: “Big things coming”, “best news ever” #staytuned. You’ve been making posts like this for years now. We are still waiting.#wannabepreneur

#10 #nofilter #nomakeup #wokeuplikethis also means #cryingforattention. We can smell the X-Pro filter a mile away.

#11 Network marketers. 

#12 Green juice pic. Congrats, you are our #fitspo. Let’s all quickly forgot about the pic you uploaded at 3am smashing a kebab on Caxton St.

#13 Screenshots of your alarm clock. I’M BUSY. I AM IMPORTANT.

#14 The blogger pose. What is that you are looking at off in the distance? Almost as cringe worthy as the fake laugh.

#15 Thankyou *insert fashion label here* for dressing me today. Hey sista, if you paid for it, you don’t need to thank ‘em. #notanambassador

#16 When you upload a pic of your night out and conveniently forget to Facetune your friends. Honestly, we can’t tell.

#17 The gym selfie. Errryday. Babe, lifting iPhones ain’t working out.

#18 Sleeping selfies. Who took this photo? We will never know. 

#19 The check-in queen. It’s been 20 minutes and we haven’t seen a check in, where are you?? What are you eating?? We are busting to know.

#20 Photos of the roses that boyfie sent you. Every damn day. Then posting about Tinder and #singlelyf a week later.

#21 #blessed

#22 Duck Face. We still don’t get this one. 

#23 Pet photos. We love ‘em, keep ‘em coming. 

#24 Baby photos. We love ‘em, but also please stop. 

#25 Motivational captions with questionable relevance to your pic: “As free as the ocean” alongside a perfect shot of your butt at the beach.

#26 Screenshots of text message conversations. You are honestly the first person ever to have a predictive text fail. Really, you are.  

Image credit: Stylecaster

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