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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…

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She received this charming message from a follower.

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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 cat / Twitter cat / Twitter / Twitter

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

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

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*screams into pillow*

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