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Portland's 'Hipster Barbie' is quitting Instagram

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SocalityBarbie and her creator, Darby Cisneros (Photo: Instagram/SocalityBarbie) SocalityBarbie and her creator, Darby Cisneros (Photo: Instagram/SocalityBarbie)
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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

It was fun while it lasted, Hipster Barbie.

The woman behind the hit Instagram account 'SocalityBarbie' pulled back the curtain Wednesday, revealing her true identity and announcing an end to the project.

Darby Cisneros, a wedding photographer in the Portland, Oregon area, said she started SocalityBarbie, or as many referred to her, 'Hipster Barbie,' as an attempt to poke fun at hipsters and the highly-cultivated images people present online.

SocalityBarbie became an overnight hit, with approximately 1.3 million followers as of Wednesday.

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"Never in 1 million years did I think it would receive the amount of attention that it did but because of that it has open the door to a lot of great discussions like: how we choose to present ourselves online, the insane lengths many of us go to to create the perfect Instagram life, and calling into question our authenticity and motives," Cisneros wrote in a post on Instagram.

Cisneros said she plans to keep the account open so people can continue to browse photos of SocalityBarbie on her many adventures, such as hanging out in a hammock in the Columbia River Gorge or getting ice cream at Salt & Straw in Portland.

And in case anyone hopes to take over the account for her, Cisneros adds, "account NOT for sale."

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