With the world glued to social media, exciting new careers are now an option and being a social media Influencer is certainly one of them. Remember Jiff the cute doggo influencer who earns ₹12 Lakh? Or perhaps you recall the Chinese blogger who was attacked by a live octopus she tried to eat. Well, people often turn to influencers to know their honest opinions on beauty, fashion, food or even a product or service. But not everyone can handle the instant fame garnered via social media and Ranu Mondal’s recent encounter with a fan is proof.
An unnamed ‘Instagram influencer’ decided to give a restaurant a one-star rating even though their food was ‘the best’, reports News18. She did so because the restaurant denied giving her discount even after she told them she will post the review on her Instagram where she had over ’11 thousand followers.’
Peak 2019, in one restaurant review. pic.twitter.com/QaC1m4k8uF
— Ray [REDACTED] (@RayRedacted) October 27, 2019
The review was first posted on Reddit.
This is what it read.
Her review was shared online and people on the internet weren’t pleased by it. Some business owners even took to Twitter to point out how this influencer culture was becoming an added liability for their businesses.
Self-importance is a disease & there is an epidemic among a younger generstion.
— Radiofanjohn (@radiofanjohn) October 27, 2019
It always has been, but the smart phone and internet have magnified its effects. I have a business and was balled out by an entitled someone for not offering a way of accessing a rival's service!
— Evangelical Atheist (@IxatDnats) October 28, 2019
I’m an “influencer” and I have to say this is NOT how this works. Not at all. This is entitlement.
— Vanessa Samuel (@vanessalandLT) November 6, 2019
I read a one star review recently that said, "I haven't actually been inside, but I catch the bus nearby. I heard it's overpriced, so I'm giving them one star.". SMH
— Chase Simms (@SecurityScoffer) October 28, 2019
With that self-entitled attitude eh I wouldn't trust any review you published.
— hu (@sammasamadhi) October 27, 2019
WTF is wrong with people?
— chrismoss (@chrismoss) October 27, 2019
no one's posted this yet, so… pic.twitter.com/iOgsDoWsVo
— 𝐞𝐯𝐚𝐧 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐡 (@evanbooth) October 28, 2019
If my kid ever says she wants to be an ‘influencer’ I’m putting her back where she came from. Yeah you heard me
— John Knight (@JonnytheRocket) October 28, 2019
So I guess every compliment this person gives is actually a 'quid' expecting a 'quo?'
— Reece Martin (@DReece_CA) October 28, 2019
So entitled hahaha
— Jack (@JackPeterGoing) October 28, 2019
— Sam Gibney (@Sam_Gibney) October 28, 2019
Expecting free stuff like that.
— BEER FROM THE WOOD ® (@bftwni) October 28, 2019
So basically she wanted to brag about her instagram account and was offended that she didn’t get the film star treatment! 😂
— James Dunford (@JamesDunford3) October 29, 2019
Isn’t it a shame that this influencer used her popularity to defame a business? What do you think of her act? Tell us.