One in six have posted snaps of other people's homes and pretended it's theirs

Mail Online | 3/23/2019 | Holly Bancroft For The Mail On Sunday
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It used to be all about the model of car on the driveway, or even the quality of blooms in the garden. But in the digital age, keeping up with the Joneses has become all about the dazzling snaps of your home you share on social media.

And it seems a surprising number of people are prepared to cheat to impress those who follow their accounts.

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A survey has found that one in six people have posted an image on Instagram that they pretended was their home when it belonged to someone else. The trend appears to be driven by the pressure to impress. More than a quarter of the 2,000 people polled admitted to being so envious of images of friends’ properties on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, that it made them miserable.

Nearly half of 25- to 35-year-olds confessed they would buy an item purely on the basis of how it would improve their home’s appearance on social media. Remarkably, some even admitted buying furniture and furnishings, posting pictures on Instagram...
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