Using social media too and posting many selfies have caused a in narcissism, according to a new study. Narcissism is when becomes very selfish and believes they are very talented and . They need attention from other people and think they are than everyone else. Researchers at universities in Swansea and Milan found that users of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter showed a 25 per cent in narcissism in just four months. The researchers studied how 74 people aged 18 to 34 used social media and looked at how their changed. They said that posting selfies seemed to increase of narcissism in a way that messaging does not.
Professor Phil Reed, from the Department of Psychology at Swansea University, said: "There have been of links between narcissism and the of [selfies] on social media, as Facebook, but until this study, it was not known if...using such is associated with the... in narcissism. The results of this study suggest that...posting selfies can increase narcissism." Professor Read said that "about 20 per cent of people may be at of developing" narcissism. This is because they want and likes from other people after they post a selfie. They want to show how their life is better or they are more beautiful or attractive.