In a day and age when people are searching for that glamorous life, we have blurred the lines between perception and reality. “Likes” and “followers” have become valued more than substance and genuine connection. Monica is pre-occupied with branding herself as a hustling, by-any-means actress whereas her roommate Renee is trying to find herself in the midst of dealing with a family tragedy.
#trending is a cautionary tale about the good and bad offerings of social media. It speaks to the state of the world and the danger of obsessing over social platforms. Smiling couples on our timelines are miles apart behind profile pics, seemingly financially stable friends are struggling and other trending topics/issues are fraudulent, inaccurate or filled with half-truths. All that glitters on the internet isn’t gold.