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Three days ago without warming or provocation, Prince did something that will forever change how you consume social media: He started a verified Instagram account. PRINCESTAGRAM!
Since Friday, The Artist has gained 22K followers and posted approximately 88 photos of himself and one groundbreaking video of his computer screen. Like Beyoncé, Prince has followed no one. His posts are rarely captioned unless the photo is so rich with Prince-ly-ness that it requires further explanation in all caps. Below, a highlights reel of realness.
Day One: The difference between a close up and a REAL close up.
BUT now a REAL CLOSE UP.
Day Two: Emojis in caption! And the use of "EYE" as a pronoun, as in "HOW LONG DO YOU THINK EYE STAYED UP THERE."
Day 3: Prayer hand series, the use of BAE in caption as in "WHEN BAE GETS SLICK" and a triumphant video finally welcoming us to his Instagram account through an image of his screenshot cluttered desktop.