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Does social media give you tiny house envy?

While there are more people using Instagram for interiors inspiration than ever before, more than 50 percent of UK Instagram users feel dissatisfied with their homes after looking at images of other people’s houses on social media, a study has found.

Researchers who polled 1,500 UK adults using social media for inspiration with their homes, found that less than a third of people are completely satisfied with the appearance of their current home.
However, more than 80 percent of those who are displeased with their home admit to feeling this way once a month or more after scrolling through other properties on Instagram, with 25-34 year olds feeling dissatisfied most frequently.

One in ten admitted to feeling critical of their own home several times a day after comparing with other properties on Instagram.

The findings describe people having an unrealistic idea of what their home should look like, spending time worrying about flaws which would be unnoticeable to others, w…

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