Thanksgiving is a major holiday in the US, and now, with the help of Instagram, it has become a self-deprecating whirlwind of cooking catastrophes.
When Instagram first emerged, it largely served its purpose as a place where people could go to post their relentlessly unimpressive overhead shots of different meals.
You sat in a restaurant and saw someone snap their food and it, most likely, meant that that sea bass would be immortalised before it was even consumed.
As with most things online, though, it stopped becoming a domain for positivity and quickly emerged as a self-deprecating arena for users to admit their errors. Something Twitter, too, got to grips with.
Around any holiday season this seems magnified. Around Thanksgiving it reaches a zenith. As explained by these #Thanksgivingfails
And this is why my name is not Martha Stewart… #thanksgivingfail #pumpkinpiedeath #thissumsupmylife A photo posted by Allison_Venezia (@allison_venezia) on
You were a good pie. We will miss you tomorrow. #thanksgivingfail #imightcry A photo posted by Jessica Forno (@5fornos) on
Yooo.. hell naw. #thanksgiving this is a cthurkey. A turkey stuffed with an octopus with crab legs. #noteatingit #ohhellno #thanksgivingfail A photo posted by Phil byrd (@doctahpheel) on
Nooooooo!!! @kingstephen_universe broke my heart!!! ? lmao! #ThanksgivingFail #Greens #wheretheyattho ? A photo posted by Gina (@gina0258) on
— Jenn Greene (@traveljenn) November 26, 2015
— Nick (@preesespieces) November 26, 2015
I am the girl on fire, I am katniss everdeen! #thanksgivingfail
— Sarah Strum (@simplysarah25) November 26, 2015
Already hear fire trucks…not a good sign. ?? #ThanksgivingFail
— Brooke Middleton (@PatiBrooke) November 26, 2015
— BEAR (@AlicePeachBear) November 26, 2015
— Hope Ortego (@HopeOrtego) November 26, 2015
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