If there’s anything James Franco knows — besides proper hair care — it’s how to get attention. But it’s hard to imagine that he’s been craving the kind of notoriety his pathologically candid Instagram feed has garnered of late. Even a self-styled social-media guru can use a refresher in Internet etiquette every now and then — which is why EW has drafted this handy guide.
Send out selfies with your famous friends. Celebrities: We’re just like you!
Hit on 17-year-old girls who tag you in photos. Celebrities: We’re (usually) smarter than that!
Show followers the delicious sandwich you’re about to devour. #yum!!!
Take off your pants, put your hand in your underwear, then take a picture. #NOPE
Dig up an adorable childhood photo to post on Throwback Thursday.
Call The New York Times‘ theater critic a “little bitch,” even if it is Whiny Actor Wednesday.
IF ALL ELSE FAILS
Consider simply tossing your phone into the sea. Sure, it’s a drastic move…but wouldn’t you rather be a Luddite than a laughingstock? #themoreyouknow