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The Link Between Selfies and NarcissismChanity Creech
My compare and contrast critique addresses the link between self-photography (“selfies”)and narcissism. There are not very many studies on this particular subject, because the act oftaking selfies is fairly new. Every smartphone, laptop, tablet, etc. comes equipped with a camerathat can take your photo and then have it sent to the social media outlet of your choosing.However, the few studies that have been done all seem to come to the same conclusion. There isa definite correlation between the amount of selfies someone posts and their level of narcissism,although it is not as strong as you would think.“The researchers defined selfies as “a self-portrait photograph of oneself (or of oneselfand other people), taken with a camera or a camera phone held at arm’s length or pointed at amirror, that is usually shared through social media.” There are different kinds of selfies, whichmay or may not include other people. The researchers examined three kinds—solo selfies; selfies
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