“The bizarre thing about Instagram scribbles, to older eyes, is that they are uniquely confessional. Unlike a puppy dog filter or a few tweaks via Facetune, scribbled-over selfies explicitly reveal the insecurities of the selfie-taker. In one way or another, we all obscure our true selves when we post online – this is just a more literal, and perhaps glaring, way to go about it.”

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