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10 people you need to follow on Instagram right now

Instagram has been nothing short of a global sensation. It only launched in 2010, but in those short 5 years it has garnered a mammoth following of 300 million active monthly users, which is part of the reason why Facebook bought it for $1billion in 2012 – an unprecedented sum. Plenty of talented, interesting people regularly post candid shots, offering us mortals a voyeuristic insight into their daily lives, which sounds weird, but we still can’t get enough. Here are 10 men and women you need to follow on Instagram…

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

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He needs no introduction. The most powerful man in the Free World may not run his own page, but shots like these make it more than worth it.

@barackobama 

ALEX PENFOLD

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One of the most talented young automotive photographers in Britain, Alex Penfold frequents the streets of London and beyond on the search for the rarest, most exotic supercars.

@alexpenfold

SCOTT SCHUMAN, AKA THE SARTORIALIST

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Scott Schuman, founder of style blog, The Sartorialist, has an eye for the details, photographing some of the most stylish men and women in the world.

@thesartorialist

VICTORIA’S SECRET

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With photographs like these, the Victoria’s Secret page is well worth a follow.

@victoriassecret

HOROLOGY TIMES

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The Horology Times is the one-stop shop for those who love fine timepieces. You can expect photos of new releases, as well as live wristshots from shows and fairs around the globe.

@thehorologytimes

MUHAMMAD ALI

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Yes, the real Muhammad Ali has his own Instagram page. He often posts inspiring classic images of him in the ring, as well as the odd current-day selfie. If anyone’s allowed to take a selfie, it’s the greatest of all time.

@muhammadali

JENSON BUTTON

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The gentleman racer, Jenson is one of the most humble and approachable Formula One drivers in recent memory. His girlfriend, Jessica Michibata is absolutely stunning, too.

@jenson_ichiban

NICK WOOSTER

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If you’re worried about your hair turning grey, you should probably follow fashion god Nick Wooster.

@nickwooster

EMILY RATAJKOWSKI

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Yes, she rose to fame after appearing in the plagiarised Robin Thicke/Pharrell Williams song and yes, she’s probably (very) full of herself, but we can’t help but still follow her. This photo shows why.

@emrata

THE GENTLEMAN’S JOURNAL

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It would just be plain rude not to follow us, gentlemen.

@thegentsjournal

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