‘Poor Kids of Tehran’ takes on Iran’s elite

New Instagram account mocks the country’s wealthiest by showing how the less fortunate live.

 

Pictures via Instagram users @RichKidsOfInstagram, @PoorKidsOfInstagram.

As ‘Rich Kids of Tehran(link is external)‘ makes waves across the internet, a new Instagram account is attempting to show another side of Iran. ‘Poor Kids of Tehran(link is external)‘ features imitations of photos from the ‘Rich Kids’ account, poking fun at Iran’s elite while highlighting the country’s income inequality.

#RichKidsOfTehran

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Using similar captions and photos, the ‘Poor Kids’ account juxtaposes the lives of Tehran’s wealthiest residents with the rest of the country.

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