TITLE

The Science of Selfies

AUTHOR(S)
Majerol, Veronica; Potenza, Alessandra
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
New York Times Upfront;3/31/2014, Vol. 146 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study that analyzed 3,200 self-portraits (selfies) on photo-sharing site Instagram from New York, Bangkok, Thailand, and Moscow, Russia, and reveals the tendency of women to strike more dramatic poses than men and cites Bangkok's selfie-takers as the ones who smile the most.
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95314207

 

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