We’ve all known the social media embarrassment that comes with posting a picture that gets a measly amount of likes.

Next time you find yourself praying that your best friend or sister throws you a pity like, know that you can rely on a Russian vending machine to shower you almost instantly in Instagram likes. All you have to do is add 100 rubles (which equals out to about $1.75) and you’ll get roughly¬†200 likes right away. You can then divide these out to the photos you deem are in need of a little love.

Check out the machine in action:

The likes come mostly from fake accounts, or from people who have handed their profiles over to the machine for use, so it looks strange if you go through and actually dissect who’s hitting the heart button. But if you’re in need of some instant social media love, this is a quick fix.


Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, and others.

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