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This Social Media Model's Attempting To Change The 'Fake' World Of The Internet For The Better — Will She Pull It Off?!

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Being Instagram famous is the dream right??


ICYMI: Last week, internet sensation Essena O'Neill decided that she was so OVER the social media game and chose to delete her Tumblr and Snapchat – and she ALSO edited her IG and YouTube accounts to educate her MANY fans about the manufactured side of the digital industry.

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Specifically, the blonde beauty highlighted how staged her images were on the picture sharing site by changing the captions to reflect the real story behind the "candid" moments (below).

AH-Mazing! We couldn't be more impressed with the teenager — especially since she risked alienating the hundreds of thousands of fans she had gained by doing this.

But that doesn't seem to concern the Australian native, as she's officially re-named her IG account "Social Media Is Not Real Life" and deleted thousands of snaps from her page. The starlet has since launched her new website Let's Be Game Changers — where she hopes to create content that will inspire change and be more real.


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On her new site, she wrote:

"I can't tell you how free I feel without social media. Never again will I let a number define me. IT SUFFOCATED ME. I know you didn't come into this world just wanting to fit in and get by.

You are reading this now because you are a game changer, you might not know you power yet. I am just finding mine, but man…when you do…far out you'll go crazy. It'll be brilliant. You'll be brilliant."

What an honest note. We wonder what fellow Instagram star Kylie Jenner thinks about all of this??

Be sure to ch-ch-check out Essena's full explanation behind her exit from fake online life (below)!

[Image via Essena O'Neill/Instagram.]

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