You Know Jennifer Aniston Has Arrived On Instagram When The Platform Glitches In Her Wake
I still remember the day I first joined Instagram back in 2014. I uploaded my first ever photo, which when I look at it now makes me wonder where my head was and why I thought it was okay to upload on a social media platform. With about 15 likes in all of 3 days, I thought of myself as having ‘arrived’. Of course my version of arrived is way different and sadder than Jennifer Aniston’s first Insta experience, because turns out, the entire platform decided to go ‘on a break’, when the F.R.I.E.N.D.S star finally joined the gram.
Making her Insta debut with a selfie with the OG F.R.I.E.N.D.S star cast, Rachel Green a.k.a Jennifer Aniston created ripples on the platform, garnering over 116,000 followers in less than an hour. Reaching close to 7 Million followers in just half a day, the news of Aniston joining Insta was trending so much, that it literally caused Instagram to temporarily crash, for there was too much traffic on her page.
The iconic selfie of all the stars from the favourite sitcom show has already garnered more than 8 million likes, and honestly, we wouldn’t expect anything less from a star of her stature. Having entertained us for years, first with 10 hilarious seasons of F.R.I.E.N.D.S that we still watch every time we are sitting down for a meal, to giving us some of the best romantic comedies, Jennifer Aniston has been an undisputed queen of our hearts. And clearly, now of Instagram, that literally bend its knees at her arrival.
The caption of her first post read, “And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM.” She has further added numerous re-posts in her Insta stories, all from the accounts of stars who have welcomed with such warm and funny greetings, making our Wednesday at work that much more interesting.
The actress is following about 110 people, most of whom are known personalities with a blue tick etched right next to their names. And while we aren’t expecting a follow back anytime soon, we are happy to have been one of the firsts in following the star that has made us laugh uncontrollably through the years. Welcome to the fam, Rachel Green!