Statement of HypothesisRestaurant and movie theatre selfies are the prevalent types of selfies that most young women and men post in the social mediaMethodThe researcher used internet sources to determine the frequency of different types of selfies posted on Facebook by women. The data on the frequency or the number of Facebook users who posted the different types of selfies were obtained from an internet source. The data obtained were recorded since 2012 when Facebook opened its "were here" counters. This Facebook feature measured the number of check-ins, mobile device shares, and photo location
THE PREVALENCE OF SELFIES AMONG THE GENERAL POPULATION 19tags through a selfie. The data on selfies accompanied by "were here" tag made it possible to measure the frequency of selfies posted from different locations. SamplesThe first archive used in for data was the Statista. This website provided all the necessary data to do with the number of active social media users since 2012. The website also provided the necessary data on the leading countries with the most Facebook users. For the purposes of making the results of the research as efficient as possible, the data used had to be reduced to one social media platform. Statista helped with the necessary information and data on the social media platform with the most active users. According to the website, Facebook was the leading platform, with over 2 billion users. These data were as of January 2020. According to Statista, India had the most active users, followed by the United States of America. The United States of America had over 180 million active Facebook users as of January 2020.The second sample used as a data source was the Facebook website. The website provided the researcher with the needed data on the frequency of selfies posted to the platform. The social media platform also assisted the researcher with the exact data of the "was here" tagged selfies. The data on the 'was here' tagged selfies assisted the researcher to access the most prevalent types of selfies among the people of the United States of America. The United States of America represented all Facebook users in the world. ProcedureThe researcher combined the data from the two internet sources used. Tod determine the prevalence of the different types of selfies among the general population of the sample, and it was important to determine the different types of selfies. There are group selfies and selfies of
THE PREVALENCE OF SELFIES AMONG THE GENERAL POPULATION 20one individual. To do this, the “was here” tag was very useful. From the data, there were different places that were featured in the “was here” tag alongside the selfies. From Statista, therewere over 180 million users of Facebook in the United States of America as of January 2020.