Log-Off Facebook Campaign Gets 2,379 Likes. #IdentityCrisis?

The #instacurity campaign uses social media to urge social media addicts to kick the habit

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Samia Khan and Justin Gordon define “instacurity” as a mental disorder marked by an “excessive concern with one’s social media presence, influence, and/or likability.”

To combat this modern-day malady, they’ve created an online campaign, #instacurity, which reaches out to addicts via Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. It includes a mock Public Service Announcement in which actors and comedians spew out alarming statistics and teary-eyed testimonials, like the woman who claims, “I posted about my dead grandma, just to get likes, and she died before I was born.”

The PSA has ricocheted across the the blogosphere, collecting a fair number of likes and retweets along the way — but the creators don’t really care about that, right? Watch, and try not to “like” for their sake.


Senator Reid has dementia!He forgot of his job to serve Americans in U.S. Senate!