Social Media Isn't Always Your Friend

Social Media Isn't Always Your Friend

In this day and age, whether your crush saw your new story or whether or not people liked your tweet is an everyday issue, but does it benefit us?


Sometimes I feel proud to live in 2019 where cars self-park and we can get food delivered anywhere with the tap of our phone. I love the convenience of googling everything and being able to look up the cute guy in my business calc class. But does it ever stop being convenient and start becoming unhealthy?

The first thing I do in the morning is check Twitter and Instagram. I just have to know what I missed during the eight hours I was sleeping. Maybe Kim K popped out another child or my crush saw my story from last night. After spending 10 of my first few minutes waking up, I finally check the weather which is what I originally intended to do. Technology and social media are created to keep up with your friends and create an online presence that shows you actually have your life together. But we, as a society, have become obsessed with what the other is doing and if they're doing it better.

People have created fake, happy lives online. We think we know who someone is based on their profile but it might not be real. You only see what they want you to see.

The number of times I have checked my ex's social media and those around him just because I was bored and had access to comparing my life post-breakup to his is too many to count. Social media is great to check and see if your tinder guy is normal or post that incredible spring break getaway but not to make you feel bad about your life. When I overhear my roommates talking about their plan to not eat for three days because they want to look like Kylie's new post, it makes me sad.

We need to learn to get up in the morning and not immediately think of checking up on others while you were offline. Who cares? This is YOUR life and you need to worry about making it phenomenal.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.


Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

Travis Scott album cover

  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

    Migos II

    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

    Cardi B be careful

    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake


    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj

    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

    A$AP Ferg

    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"

    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    Don't Be Scared To Unfollow People That Are Toxic To Your Wellbeing

    Learn to let it go.


    Social Media. In literal means, two simple words that make our modern world go round. As if social media wasn't already toxic enough by putting unrealistic pressure to look like someone who doesn't even look like they do in their pictures; imagine voluntarily following pages that make you feel bad on the inside. Sadly, this is an action I admit being guilty of committing and I am pretty sure a lot of you out there, do too. Even indirectly.

    In the past, I have been a person that has wanted to adopt a 'mature' mindset and as a result, I have just kept unnecessary burdens on myself. Think about that person who you distanced yourself from because they were either toxic or simply not a positive addition to your life. Maybe you became really close to a human being at one time and they ended up betraying you in ways you never thought of being possible. Maybe you did not go through all of this but everyone has been through a friendship breakup once in their lives.

    The real question is if you cut off a person from your life, wouldn't it be logical to cut them off from your virtual space as well? This is a question that took me long to figure out since I have always thought that being "the bigger person" in an argument would just mean not unfollowing the people who did me wrong. I used to consider that those who were immature were the human beings that actually took the time off their day just to delete a person who brought them a bad memory. In my past mindset, keeping those people who weren't present in my life anymore would be the right answer until I saw how it affected my mental health.

    After observing how much of my day would be ruined by seeing the name of a person who did me wrong in my social media, I realized that I was the only one to blame by putting myself through that needless torture. In the past, people who I have had beef with have unfriended and even unfollowed me and now their actions which I saw as immature before, I see them in a heroic light. The truth is, why would you want to keep someone who does not like your posts, or simply has you in their followers' list just to criticize every move you make? The whole thing process is very petty if you think about it and you would be surprised how many people still do this. Therefore, I want to motivate others to not commit my same mistake of holding on to toxic people just for the fear of being seen as childish.

    Once you let that fear go, and remove those people off your timeline, trust me, it will feel liberating. Remember that what you see virtually is what you breathe in. Focus on the people who truly love you unconditionally, uplift your mood and fill you with positive vibes. Once you stop living under the shadow of society and become selfish with your mental energy, things will change for the better. You have to learn to let go.

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