We can all agree that Instagram can be a very toxic place with the type of media and conversations that we’re shown.
If you’re already saying that Instagram isn’t toxic, then I’m going to assume you’re either too far down the rabbit hole, you’re an influencer afraid to lose influence and who has no problem feeding off of someone’s addiction to their phone, or you just aren’t aware that this is a problem. But indeed, it’s a condition that can drain you and fill your life with a lot of darkness. Take it from a guy who has to keep social media around in order to keep running a large photography blog. Though social media is less and less of our traffic due to their efforts to keep you on their platform, we have to admit it’s sort of important to us. Further, lots of us rely on Instagram as photographers. So here’s how I went about making it less toxic.