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Salma Hayek loses 'social media virginity', posts stunning images

After years of ignoring social media, Salma Hayek has now joined Instagram and Facebook. We can only applaud going by the stunning images the 48-year-old is posting on both the social media as well as interesting trivia.

hollywood Updated: Mar 25, 2015 14:19 IST
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Hollywood beauty Salma Hayek is not one to do anything by half measures. Days after she joined Facebook, she is a presence on Instagram as well. And that's after more than a decade of studiously ignoring internet in every form.

It seems after years of refusing to engage with social media, the 48-year-old screen beauty has finally given up. And her fans cannot be happier because the star is posting stunning images and interesting trivia.

The ever-beautiful actor shared this image on Facebook.

In an interview with Facebook's EMEA vice president Nicola Mendelsohn, Hayek revealed the reasons of her absence from any social media.

"I'm a rebel, I don't want to do what everyone else does. I really did resist it. I had this idea that you should always be present, not always calling, texting, when I'm with you, I'm with you. I feel sometime people are not so present because of social media. You need to look up at people around you," she said.

Salma posted an image from From Dawn to Dusk and talked about her fear of snakes. (Courtesy: Facebook)

And marking her first ever Facebook post, Hayek wrote on her wall, "Life is about new discoveries, so today after decades of a self-imposed allergy to technology, I am losing my social media virginity!"

"I want to be there for the people who have supported me for all these years. Because I am grateful to them and I am hoping that they get to know me better. I am excited to start this new adventure with you and I hope that it will be a fun and inspiring one."

First Published: Mar 25, 2015 13:40 IST