Have you ever come across a humble brag post? Those kinds of posts where people try to let their followers in on their proud achievements without appearing like they are. It’s like blowing your own trumpet, except the trumpet is disguised as something else – a complaint letter probably. Braggers are well aware that outright bragging is not exactly applauded, so they try to shroud their message surreptitiously. Many people engage in humble brags on social media; even celebrities aren’t left out of the trend. Although they come in camouflages, humblebrag posts are not very hard to spot on social media. Here are the top humble-brags people have called out on social media. You’ll definitely find those attempts at a cover-up bragging hilarious, and probably a bit ridiculous.
The Bane of Popularity
With the exponential rise of social media, we have seen the growth of popular influencers, as well as many others aspiring to achieve the feat of becoming a known figure on social media. Yet, having the most popular video on YouTube is a burden – well, according to this guy whose video enjoyed the spotlight for being the number one video.
He claims that having the number one video is a feat that’s not worth it because of the number of comments and emails that followed it. Despite the complaint, it does seem like our guy’s primary message is the fact that he has a number one video. He sure needed to get his achievement out there to his followers.