What Came First, the Egg or Instagram Stardom?

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What Came First, the Egg or Instagram Stardom?

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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efore the internet came in and rekt aesthetic forever, to be considered a “celebrity”, you’d have to maintain a healthy balance between putting your face in everything, always having a perfect hair day, and timing your meltdowns to perfection. Today, thanks to the Baba Sehgals and Dhinchak Poojas of the internet, that bar has been considerably lowered. It’s now possible to get millions of followers by literally eating a Tide pod, making everyone who thinks social media is a place to show off the craft they’ve spent years perfecting, look like a giant self-promoting twit.

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