Taylor Swift Vs. Rihanna: A Reply-Off For The Insta-Age

Photo: REX USA/Erik Pendzich; BEImages/Gregory Pace.
There are two kinds of celebrity social-media accounts: the engaged celebrity and the assisted celebrity. Most famous accounts fall under the latter category, with hired help doing all the tweeting, Facebook-ing, and Instagramming for them. And, on the rare occasion a celeb feels the need to share an authentic thought, they'll sign off with their initials (Britney Spears and President Obama are known to do this).
The engaged celebrity, however, is rare. Their personality is embedded in every word and image (or, at least the personality they put forth to their public). For example: Before Rihanna buried @badgalriri, she would occasionally reply to users who tagged her in posts. Taylor Swift has begun to do the same, and super-fans have noticed.
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One such fan over at the The Washington Post published an article today revealing the endearing and predictably cute messages Taylor Swift leaves for fans. On the other end of the spectrum is the late Insta-star Rihanna, whose replies were, well, very un-Swift-like. Together, the pair represent the two types of engaged celebrities: the sincere and the sarcastic. We'll leave you to decide who's who.
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Photo: via @rihplies.
Funny, but is this rude?
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Photo: via @taylorswift_zoe.
Dr. Phil is in the house!
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Photo: via @rihplies.
The sass of this one.
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Photo: via @letters2taylor.
Hey, she's grateful.

"Thank you so much for being at my show! I can't believe you chose me over senior prom! I adore you. You've been through so much and I'm so proud of you for keeping your head up and knowing it's going to be okay. Thank you for taking my music along for the ride."
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Photo: via @rihplies.
Alright, that's a little bit harsh, Rih.
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Alright, this is pretty darn sweet.

"Thanks for spending so much time making that poster!!! And it was so cool that you just called me your hero. So sweet, thank you so much."
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Photo: via @rihplies.
This. Just...this.
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Photo: via @alexandswifts.
Who's the fan now, girl?

"HAHA Finnick is all "CAN YOU NOT" right now. I absolutely cracked up when I read that last line. Good work!"
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Photo: via @rihplies.
Calling your fans a "heaux" doesn't seem very nice, but, then again, making fun of your chosen celeb icon isn't too nice, either.
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Photo: via @bcarr210.
This comment probably made her entire life.
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