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Upright Citizens Brigade performers sum up our obsession with Instagram likes

What's a girl gotta do for a double-tap?


Nayomi Reghay

Internet Culture

Published Jul 27, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 6:58 am CDT

Admit it, we’ve all felt that little rush or tingle when our Instagram pics reach a certain number of likes. And we’ve all experienced some degree of Instagram envy. If you’ve ever scratched your head in wonder at how a picture of someone’s ho-hum brunch garnered 50 likes, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre performer Jon Bershad has created the perfect video for you.

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The video features fellow UCB performer Jackie Jennings as a likes-obsessed baby shower guest who hijacks a special moment to ask an urgent question about who liked whose Insta and why.

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Jennings escalates from distressed to crumbling and her final meltdown moments are a hilarious must-watch for any ‘grammer.

We feel you, girl. You’re just as special as salad.

Screengrab via Jon Bershad/YouTube

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*First Published: Jul 27, 2015, 5:31 pm CDT