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This tweet perfectly sums up the kind of guff girls put up with on the internet

*shakes head*

IT’S NOT ALWAYS easy being a girl on social media.

Case in point? Twitter user @cattttttt_ has shared a photo in which she highlights the sort of unwanted comments young women attract on social media.

After posting the following photo of her headphones on Snapchat…

CqQKcG6WEAEXop0 Source: cat/Twitter

She received this charming message from a follower.

CqQKcFjXgAAncKV Source: cat/Twitter

Cat shared the two photos and pointed out how young women are liable to be objectified and sexualised even when sharing something as utterly harmless as a pair of headphones.

Tweet by @cat Source: cat/Twitter

The tweet has been retweeted over 30,000 times and people have been expressing horror at the lad’s pervy message.

jkarr Source: Joseph Karr/Twitter

ma Source: Kayla Knapp/Twitter

Although there were still some who maintained that she was “asking for it”.

yash Source: yash/Twitter

*screams into pillow*

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Amy O'Connor

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