The 28-year-old Jess O’brien has been battling Instagram for about a month now and recently came out the winner.
Known as ‘The Nude Blogger’ Jess says she does it to send a message of body-positivity message to her followers on Instagram.
But Instagram deactivated her account and she just got it back online.
Thank you to everyone who has played their part in helping me to get this account reactivated 🙏🏽🙏🏽 From the bottom of my heart, from the depths of my soul ❤️ I'm still rather shocked, but if anything… I am more overcome with gratitude and love 💖 Whilst some of the topics I discuss can be quite confronting, candid and 'taboo', I aim to spread awareness and shed light where there is dark ✨ I believe we are all on the path of evolution, and sometimes we just need to open our minds to the unknown and unfamiliar in order to grow. To expand our awareness. I believe we must learn to cultivate tolerance. We must learn to thrive in a diverse society. We must learn to set ourselves free of the restrictions of our own perceptions, and I hope my blog can help contribute to that. May love prevail over fear, and may we see truth as we experience it ✨ . Thank you, thank you, thank you again… and thank you @instagram for allowing me the chance to continue spreading my positive message 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 . . Please remember to follow my secondary/backup account @thenudeblogger_ too 😉 Have an amazing Friday beautiful people 😘 Much love to you all ❤️ . . 📸 taken by my beautiful friend @dasilva___ 🙏🏽 . . #gratitude #love #peace #blessed #thankful #happy #joy #blackandwhite #photography #art #yoga
This is me, Jessa, and I am the creatress of The Nude Blogger. Now, as some of you may know, this account was abruptly, and without any warning whatsoever, deactivated over 3 weeks ago 😤 So apologies I've been a little quiet on this account. #linkinbio for full story 👆🏼 In the midst off all of this, I also set up a secondary account @thenudeblogger_ in the event that this one was not reactivated and just in case something similar happens again. It will be my secondary/backup account, so please do follow this account also 🙏🏽 I will continue to use this account as my MAIN and primary account. Since the deactivation of this account, I have embarked on a tireless crusade against the social media giants to raise awareness about body positivity and expose the contradictory nature of Instagram's blurred guidelines that only exacerbate appalling double standards 🙅🏽The deactivation of my account actually proved to be one of the best things to happen for my message about body-positivity 👊🏼What success we've had! It's been an absolute whirlwind…making headlines all around the world! A win for body-positivity and a win against Instagram ✊🏽 To those of you who have stood united with me, to those of you who believed in me, to those of you who helped me, to each and every one of you who either shared or posted something on my behalf, to the individuals within the media who gave my story a chance and a way to gain traction and spread even further, to the people who didn't just sit back on the issue, to the people who fought for something bigger than a following or popularity on Instagram, to the people who judged me, to the people who tried to tear me down…..THANK YOU 🙏🏽YOU have given body-positivity an even louder voice and a place well-deserved at the forefront of many more people's minds 💖 And to the person, people, robot or reptilian who clicked the button to reactivate my account…YOU have also just made more of a difference than you will ever know…so thank you. You've just helped to show the world that body-positivity and non-sexual nudity are ok. So yes, thank you too Instagram…it's been good ✌🏼And as I always say, LET'S START A DAMN REVOLUTION! ✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽
With the help of some of her followers Jess was able to get her account back online.
Jesse sends a message thanking Instagram after her account was reactivated.
This reactivation signifies a much-needed move toward removing the stigma around non-sexual nudity ✨
I am committed to continuing in my efforts to help normalise nudity and promote body-positivity, and I can only hope that Instagram will act as an ally and not an opponent in my mission 🤝