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A study from the U.K. that people who too many "selfies" (photos of themselves) on Facebook and similar social networks damaging their real-life relationships. Wikipedia says a selfie is "a genre of self-portrait photograph…typically either with a camera at arm's length or in a mirror." The report, from Birmingham University, the impact of these photos on the relationships of 508 participants. The study that excessive photo sharing and certain types of photos makes almost everyone you less. Head researcher Dr David Houghton said: "People, other than very close friends and relatives, don't seem to well to those who constantly share photos of themselves."

Wikipedia the rise in popularity of selfies. It says: "In December 2012, Time magazine that selfie was among its top 10 buzzwords of 2012." Celebrities such as singers Rihanna and Justin Bieber are famous for hundreds of pics of themselves. Many people who selfies will be surprised, perhaps shocked, by the Birmingham research. Wikipedia : "The appeal of selfies from…the control they give self-photographers over how they themselves. Many selfies are intended to a flattering image of the person, especially to friends whom the photographer to be supportive. The research may the exact opposite is true.

 


 
 
 

 

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