In case you missed the news, Instagram just announced a new feature: Instagram Direct. The long and short of the new function of Instagram is that it allows users to send pictures directly to individual people instead of all of their followers.
While the Instagram blog suggests that this feature can be used for “an inside joke between friends captured on the go, a special family moment or even just one more photo of your new puppy,” it goes without saying what Instagram Direct will end up being used for: nudity. And that means it’s just one more avenue to accidental nude scandals.
While Instagram Direct seems fairly foolproof when it comes to avoiding accidental broadcast of pictures meant to share with a limited few, so too is Twitter’s Direct Messaging, and as Alison Pill and Anthony Weiner can attest: Sometimes it’s harder than it seems to get a sexy nude pic to just the person intended to see it.
Considering how many celebs rely on Instagram as their main source of sharing photos, we’re guessing we’ll have at least one big Instagram nude scandal before the end of 2014. Here are some likely candidates:
You know Kim Kardashian and Kanye West must constantly be sending nude selfies to one another, and considering how much Kim uses Instagram, she will likely make him get one as well and one thing will definitely lead to another.
Bieber does a lot of weird stuff, and we wouldn’t put it past him to have “sexting” on that list.
Honestly, with Heidi, it might not be an accident.
This 1D member is already pretty flirty on Instagram, so it’s easy to imagine a sexy photo meant for fiancée Perrie Edwards gone wrong.
Though RiRi’s Instagram sometimes teeters on the porn line as it is, this “bad gal” is only one accidental click away from baring it all.