In the past three days. there has been a picture of a tree going around on Instagram. The picture is for a pure good cause, and so far is the 5th most liked picture (and counting) on Instagram.
Tentree, is an apparel brand which is a sustainable vision. When they originally posted the picture they promised to plant 500,000 trees in Indonesia, in order to promote the growth of mangroves in the tropical Forrest, if the post receives 5 million likes after four days. After getting one million likes in less than an hour, they promised to plant 1 million trees by Friday if it reaches 20 million likes.
Instagram users have asked why the company doesn’t just plant the trees with or without the likes. Tentree has assured the naysayers that they will definitely plant the original goal’s 500,000 trees even if they don’t get 20 million likes. Other commenters have pointed out that the trees-for-likes campaign is raising awareness for the cause — tentree plants ten trees for every item they sell.
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🚨 UPDATED GOAL🚨 👉 We will plant a total of 1 MILLION TREES, if this post gets to 20 million likes🌲👈 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are absolutely blown away by the response to our Earth Week campaign starting on #EarthDay, and cannot thank the social media universe enough for helping us reach our initial goal of 500,000 trees in UNDER 24 HOURS! We’ve dug deep looking for ways to keep the momentum going and plant more trees, and we can’t wait to see if together, we can get to our new goal to plant an additional 500,000 trees for a max total of 1 million trees. Let’s do this! 💪 〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ GOAL #1 of 500,000 trees – COMPLETE ✔️🙏 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉 For every TEN LIKES this post gets, we will plant ONE TREE 🌲 👈 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Between now and April 26, lets get 5,000,000 LIKES on this post, so that we can plant a max total of 500,000 TREES at our planting site in Indonesia 🌲Together, we can help rebuild a community devastated by natural disaster and give back to our planet 🌎 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Big change starts small, and with an action as small as tapping your thumbs, you can help us reforest the world. LIKE this post, TAG your friends, and SHARE it on your Instagram Story to help us spread the word 🙌 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For more information, check out our earth week highlight. Happy planting!