Tuesday 20 March 2018

Need a few more Instagram likes for your selfies? You can now buy them from vending machines

Selfie mode: Kylie Jenner poses for a photo
Selfie mode: Kylie Jenner poses for a photo
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Are your Instagram selfies failing to generate as many likes as you had hoped? Is there virtual tumbleweed when you upload your carefully curated lunch pics? Or are your followers limited to your oldest school friend and your mam?

Well now you can boost your perceived popularity by buying both likes and followers from vending machines... if you live in Moscow.

A posh shopping centre houses this machine which will allow you to purchase 100 Instagram likes for 80 cents.  And Russian journalist Alexey Kovalev has revealed there are similar machines across the city.

He also revealed that people in Russia can buy a whopping 150,000 Insta followers for €758.  These will then give you a tidy 1500 likes per post.

And he says Russian women are renting giant bouquets of hundreds of roses for their Insta selfies.

For just €15 you can rent 101 roses for a snap.  And, according to the Moscow Times, you can include empty shopping bags from designer brands if you so wish...

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