Social media is much more than just a fun distraction for tattoo artists, it’s an essential part of doing business. It’s how they market themselves to the world. So naturally tattooers want to showcase their best work on the ‘gram, which is cool, but not when they manipulate the photos extensively. We’re talking about adding color on top of lines, using filters to obscure all imperfections and other tricks that alter the reality of their tattoo. Pony Lawson is on the case and calling out tattooers who cross the line from painting themselves in a good light into the realm of straight up lying to the public.