This video of all the worst bits of Instagram will make you want to delete your account

Josh Barrie@JoshBythesea
Thursday 14 January 2016 12:50
Science and Tech

A musician called Hiérophante has made a video that shows just how unoriginal we all are on Instagram. Well, most of us.

The video is a slideshow of images - collections of all the tedious clichés that are perpetual on the app.

Selfies feature heavily, as do pictures of people "propping up" the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or doing the leg-sausage thing in the bath.

Hiérophante writes:

I took advantage of our tendency to be unoriginal on social media to make this animation.

Everything from images search to editing is made 'by hand' without any automated software.

Some people point out to me that some similar videos already exists so it seems that making a video about clichés is a cliché too...

It's so uninspiring that it's almost inspiring. But it's not. It's just upsetting...

Hiérophante - Clichés (Official Music Video) from Hiérophante on Vimeo.

More: These are the most-liked Instagram photos of all time

More: Social media campaign tries to make a point about feminism, fails spectacularly