There’s been a lot of buzz around the value of social media recently (thanks in no small part to Essena O’Neill), with countless users ironically using the cyber platform to express their point of view surrounding likes, followers and comments and what this attention means. Because what ever happened to real world problems anyway?
Model Cassi van den Dungen is just one of the many unsatisfied social media users who seems to be having a never-ending bad day on Instagram, after sharing a post with her some 8,000 followers which received, in her opinion, a mere and disappointing 14 likes.
She’s taken to social media since, because it served her so well last time, to respond to the many fans and trolls labelling her as “attention seeking” and “delusional” due to her seemingly relatable engagement level. Ouch! Cassi proceeded to reassure the online community that her post was “just a bit of fun”, thanking everyone for participating in her “games” and stating that “it’s been fun watching the reactions of people”. (more…)