SA Hip Hop titan, AKA, has lamented the bane of social media platform, Instagram, even as he has now considered calling it quits with the channel.
The SupaMega took to Twitter in a series of Tweets to express his frustration with the pressure Instagram is putting on young men and women for material things.
“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.” he Tweeted.
The rapper who is still blazing high off the success of his gold-clinching “Touch My Blood” album is of the opinion there has to be more to life than the platform. “There must be more to life than Instagram.” he stated.
Not done, AKA believes Instagram is also time-consuming and simply all because of the unnecessary need to feel complete.
“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.”
While admitting he doesn’t have all the answers, he believes there were a lot more negative than positive that Instagram has to offer.
“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.” he concluded.
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