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1/12/20 2:12 P

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I was sharing this because I remember a member thinking that the lives of people on Instagram were so perfect.

Sometimes they aren't perfect and will do shady things for money



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1/10/20 11:04 P

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I have an instagram account. But it's just for fun. I don't follow influencers either.

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1/10/20 8:01 P

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Thank you so much @mlan. I usually check to make sure that the link is useable. Don't know why I didn't this time?



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1/10/20 6:37 P

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Don't do it

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1/10/20 6:23 P

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I haven't given in to Instagram. I don't see the point.


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1/10/20 3:57 P

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They are mostly a waste of bandwidth.
I have no idea why anyone wastes their time following 'influencers'...

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1/10/20 10:49 A

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Another reason not to be on instagram



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1/10/20 8:12 A

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If I want health information - I will go to my doctor, a registered dietician or a verified health information site

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1/10/20 7:16 A

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I made the link clickable by removing the s after the http:

www.insider.com/influencers-agreed-promote
-lethal-cyanide-weight-loss-drink-2019
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I definitely agree with everyone here. We shouldn't be taking health recommendations from paid professionals like those on FB, Twitter, and IG. THere are no magic pills or silver bullets to get to or stay healthy. It takes work and sound nutrition.

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1/9/20 11:04 P

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I don't pay attention to any of these influencers . I just workout, and eat correctly!!!

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1/9/20 10:14 P



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I feel exactly the same way when I see and actor/actress strongly recommending various health treatments/supplements in adverts It *P*s me off no end. They don't have a health background to make those claims and influence the gullible.



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1/9/20 4:46 P

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This article shows why we should be cautious about the fitness and diet information. That Influencers give out on Instagram.

Influencers agreed to promote lethal cyanide weightloss drink.

https://www.insider.com/influencers-agreed-promote-lethal-cyanide-weight-loss-drink-2019-12

What I find almost comical is that the fake product is called Cyanora. In Japanese Goodbye is sayonara



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