Apparently, following someone on Instagram means you're dating them now.
Maybe this was why Kanye West got so mad about Drake following Kim Kardashian on social media. In case you didn't know, following somebody on Instagram apparently means you're in a romantic relationship with them. Or, at least that's the conclusion the internet has jumped to with Zac Efron and Selena Gomez.
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A few days ago, gossip magazines were speculating on the nature of Justin and Hailey Bieber's marriage, writing that Biebs may be looking to get back with his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez. Hours after those reports made their way online, Justin and Hailey spoke candidly about their relationship with Vogue Magazine. Now that Justin has reasserted that he's with Hailey for the long haul, it's time for the gossipers to find a new target for Selena Gomez. Apparently, that's Zac Efron.
We all know that Twitter users have a tendency to overreact to the most random things. When actor Zac Efron followed Selena on Instagram this week, people noticed it quickly and jumped to the wildest conclusions. Publications ranging from E! to Elle are reporting on the two possibly being romantically linked because of the Instagram follow, which is pretty ridiculous if you ask me. Did it cross anybody's mind that they could just be friends? Or maybe not even friends... Maybe Zac just felt like following Selena because he thinks she's cool. Just a thought.