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15 Most-Hated Types of Instagram Pictures

15 Most-Hated Types of Instagram Pictures

As of December 2014, Instagram has 300 million users, easily surpassing Twitter’s 284 million. Of those 300 million, 75 million are daily users. That’s a lot of food pics.

We all know that your friends will click “like” on your pictures (even if they didn’t really like it) just because they like you and you posted it. What they won’t tell you is how much they hate some of your pictures. And there are certain types of Instagram pictures everyone hates. Let’s take a look at the types of Instagram pictures you’re alienating your followers with.

1. Bad food

badfood

    You’ve got huge competition in the #foodporn category. So if you’re going to snap shots of food, they better be good! We don’t want to see pics of your half-eaten burger. We don’t want to see your plate of spaghetti (unless it was done by Chef Ramsey himself). And we definitely don’t want to see the above. Whatever it is. Ew! Make sure your food looks appetizing, you lighting is exceptional and your angle, pristine.

    2. The two-hundredth picture of your cat

    cat

      Leave the cats on Facebook. Really. We don’t need more Instagram pictures of cats. There’s no need to flood every channel you have with shots of your cat standing on his hind legs or gnawing on your sock. Now, if he’s actually navigating the streets behind the wheel of your car. That? We want to see.

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      3. Your nine-millionth vacay pic

      anothervacay

        Yes, you went to Europe. Yes, we saw your images of the plane, of the plane food, of the visa desk in Paris, of the hotel bathroom, of the bar in the hotel lobby, of the—come on. We get it already. Shoot the scenic spots and keep them hilarious. Instagram pictures are supposed to entertain us, thankyouverymuch.

        4. Badly designed quotes

        notsoinspirational

          We’re all looking for inspiration. It’s another essential purpose of Instagram pictures. Howevs, if you post a quote, at least make it worth reading and aesthetically pleasing.

          5. Your humblebrag

          humblebrag

            Oh, you didn’t mean to show off. We know. Don’t tag it #humblebrag. Tag it #fullonbrag.

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            6. Christmas presents

            Christmas

              Okay, okay, okay. The holidays are over. You raked in the goods and couldn’t be happier. Well, not everyone celebrates the holidays and we don’t want to see every present you opened. And we don’t want to see your Shinola. (Note the #humblebrag tag.)

              7. Your influx of #latergrams all at once

              Dude, you take pics. It takes three seconds to get them up on IG. Do it when you take the pic or scatter them out over time (especially since there’s a nifty way to schedule your IG posts now). One trip to the amusement park a week ago and all of a sudden, my feed is nothing but your Instagram pictures and it takes me ten minutes to fish through your #latergrams to get to the shots I really want to see. Grrrrr.

              8. Bad nails

              badnails

                Why would you even shoot these? I mean, with all the elegantly done shots of perfectly manicured digits, you decide we need to see how gross yours are? Thanks. But no thanks.

                9. Duck face, duh

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                duckface

                  OMG. For real? Who even makes the duck face anymore? If you’re a Kardashian, it’s acceptable (expected?), but you’re not. So don’t. Let us see the real you… the you you were before pro filters on Instagram.

                  10. The same setting in every pic

                  repeatsetting

                    Get off the yoga room floor. Don’t you eat or run or something? Show us some different angles. Show us some beautiful lighting. Show us that you do do more than Warrior Pose.

                    11. Dude selfies in the bathroom mirror

                    boyselfie

                      What? We are so tired of seeing buff guys take pics of themselves in the bathroom mirror with nothing but their skivvies (or a towel) on. You think you’re hot. We get it. And we’re not impressed with your ego-filtered shots.

                      12. OOTD

                      We do NOT want to see your outfit of the day, every day. Unless you’re a celebrity. Even the famous Kutcher, might not be able to get away with flaunting his stuff for his fans everyday. Oh…wait…yeah. He can.

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                      13. Out of focus

                      blurry

                        For real? Instagram has a wealth of filters to make your shots look good. Why would you post Instagram pictures that even a filter can’t come close to fixing? We do not want to see your traffic shots of blurry cars.

                        14. Receipts

                        receipts

                          Ohh! You bought Christmas presents?? Woohoo!! We are stoked for you! Let’s see those receipts! Not. We don’t care how much you spent.

                          15. Snow on the porch

                          snow

                            Really? It snowed? Amazing. Especially since you do live in Toledo. Florida snow? Probably more acceptable. But eight inches amassed on your grill in Ohio? Not so much.

                            Notice in all of this? I end making fun of myself. We’re all guilty of posting Instagram pictures we shouldn’t. And it’s fine once in a while to violate the “rules,” but just make sure that most of the time you’re posting stuff we really want to see, too.

                            Featured photo credit: Instagram via melltoo.me

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                            Last Updated on October 18, 2018

                            50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                            50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                            Life is filled with highs and lows —happiness and struggles that will test your resilience and integrity, push you to overcome challenges and leave you with lessons that will make you even stronger on your way up.

                            It’s the way you feel and think about yourself, including your expectations and beliefs about what is possible to you, greatly determines everything that happens to you.

                            It all starts with your thoughts. When you change your thoughts, you transform the quality of your life. (Right, Nancy’s story is a typical example!)

                            Below is a list of the best motivational quotes to inspire you to start your day with a blast:

                            Quotes for self-assurance

                            1. Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.

                              2. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.

                                3. You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.

                                  4. The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others

                                    5. You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.

                                      6. It’s not who you are that holds you behind, it’s who you think your are not.

                                        Quotes about positivity

                                        7. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.

                                          8. You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.

                                            9. Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.

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                                              10. If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

                                                11. Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

                                                  12. Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.

                                                    13. Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes.

                                                      Quotes for work and success

                                                      14. Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.

                                                        15. Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.

                                                          16. Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.

                                                            17. Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live like they dream.

                                                              18. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.

                                                                19. Never apologize for having high standards, people who really want to be in your life will rise to meet them.

                                                                  20. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.

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                                                                    21. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, time will pass anyway.

                                                                      22. Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.

                                                                        23. A hill is just another opportunity to leave your competition behind.

                                                                          24. Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.

                                                                            25. Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.

                                                                              26. You didn’t come this far only to come this far.

                                                                                27. Be selective in your battles for sometimes peace is better than being right.

                                                                                  28 If we keep doing what we are doing, we’re going to keep getting what we’re getting.

                                                                                    29. You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.

                                                                                      30. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.

                                                                                        31. The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

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                                                                                          32. If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.

                                                                                            33. If you can’t handle stress, you won’t manage success.

                                                                                              34. Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.

                                                                                                35. Don’t mistake silence for weakness. Smart people don’t plan big moves out loud.

                                                                                                  36. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

                                                                                                    37. Obsessed is the word the lazy use to describe dedicated.

                                                                                                      38. You become who you spend your time with.

                                                                                                        39. Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.

                                                                                                          40. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

                                                                                                            41. If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs.

                                                                                                              42. Between stimulus and response is our greatest power –the freedom to choose.

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                                                                                                                43. What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy.

                                                                                                                  44. Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.

                                                                                                                    45. Work until your idols become your rivals.

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                                                                                                                      46. Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.

                                                                                                                        47. I create new enemies every day, it’s called business.

                                                                                                                          48. When you have a Million Dollar vision, don’t surround yourself with 1 cent minds.

                                                                                                                            49. You can’t get rich thinking poor.

                                                                                                                              50. Doing what is comfortable is rarely profitable.

                                                                                                                                51. If you can count your money, work harder.

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