She also set up a website to fight against what she described as the cult of social media. She deleted 2,000 photos on Instagram that, she said, “served no real purpose other than self-promotion”, and scrapped her other social accounts.
“I don’t want to support social sharing sites that makes billions off advertisements I don’t agree with,” she said.
“Social media isn’t real. It’s a system based on social approval, likes, validation in views, success in followers,” she said in a post in October.
“It’s perfectly orchestrated self-absorbed judgement. I was consumed by it.”
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