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Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)

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Does a cursory glance at Facebook leave you reeling with ? With the sense that your own accomplishments pale in comparison to the torrent of remarks, relationships and snapshots that seem to flood feeds in envy-inducing perpetuity?

Things, it turns out, are not always what they seem. And a new video courtesy of the Higton Bros -- a trio of Norwegian filmmakers -- aims to pull back the curtain on the ways in which can engender a distorted mystique.

In the viral sketch -- which boasts 3.4 million views and counting -- a man's Facebook "likes' shoot through the roof as his actual life plummets to chilling depths. After he's fired from his job, for instance, and excitedly brags on Facebook to have quit, a status update tagged "#followyourdreams" garners 247 thumbs up.

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At the end of the video, his decision to come to grips with reality is met with a hilarious twist. Check it out below:

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