Most Selfie-Takers Aren't Actually Driven by Narcissism, Say Researchers
January 13, 2017
Stylist - If you use social media, chances are you’ve occasionally copped to taking
a sneaky selfie. Self-portraits are nothing new: one of the earliest surviving examples
was made by the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten’s chief sculptor, Bak, way back in 1365
BC. Despite this, however, digital selfies are frequently held up as an example of
vapid, vain millennial culture.
These "are the people who love documenting their entire lives," says another of the
study co-authors Harper Anderson, a Ph.D. student at Texas Tech University. "And in
documenting and sharing their lives, they're hoping to present themselves and their
stories in a positive light."
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