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On influencer speak. Words by Hettie O’Brien.

There is a style of language that is increasingly common on social media. Most often it takes the form of an extended caption disclosing some personal experience or asking banal questions that invite others to respond: Who else hates Mondays? What are you grateful for today? What’s on your obsession list at the moment? Because this style of caption invites likes and replies, it presumes an audience is present, but it’s not always clear who the intended audience is—particularly when


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-One

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