Is this a case of consumerism at its worst--or just a hoax?
Reports of the girl's posting first surfaced last week in Biznewschina and the Korean Herald, which wrote that the girl posted a photo of herself along with basic personal information, because it's her "dream to own a iPhone 4 but her father won’t let her get one.”
The post, which many believe to be fake or a cruel prank played on the girl, has been met with a negative response and considerable criticism.
While it sounds unbelievable, this wouldn't be the first case of a Chinese teen going to extreme lengths for the latest technology.
Earlier this month a 17-year-old high school student named Xiao Zheng reportedly sold one of his kidneys for 20,000 yuan (about $3,100) to purchase an iPad 2 tablet.