We cannot allow this madness to progress further than it already has. Having a functional, fit body cannot become the 'privilege' of the upper classes, or of celebrities who can afford personal trainers and daily deliveries of perfectly balanced healthy food.
The thinspiration movement won't be done away with by blocking the #thinspo hashtag, and the resilience of pro-ana websites proves that. So, if Insta-bans won't work, what can we do?
17-year-old blogger Paige Padilla attempts to straddle the line between inspiring young women to lose weight without feeding into anorexia. It's a big challenge to maintain a healthy body image, online and off. Guest Torri Singer shares her story.
I can see absolutely nothing good about "thinspo." To me, Twitter and Tumblr should be doing all they can to shut down the pro-anorexia accounts, which just harm people.