We all know the Internet can be a horrible place, but for people sharing their lives on Instagram it can become unbearable.
New Zealand woman Simone Anderson, 25, has been documenting her weight loss journey on social media for two years in the hope of inspiring others. Instead, she faced a huge amount of abuse including online commenters claiming she had faked her weight loss.
The journey started when Anderson was 23 years old and weighed 169 kilograms (372 lbs). She decided to make an effort to lose weight as she believed she wasn’t living her life to the fullest. Read more…