Of all of the uses of Instagram, buying guns without a background check was likely not on the business plan.
Weapons buyers are turning to Instagram to get insta-guns.
The popular photo-sharing site isn’t just for posting selfies or pictures of food — it has become an open marketplace for gun sellers and buyers.
“AR15 for sale. $2,500. Rock River 20 in upper with 12 in forearm, bird cage flash suppressor. Smith and Wesson M&P lower with reduced trigger pull and trigger job, around 2.2 pounds, magpul pistol grip and single point sling adaptor,” one detailed listing begins.