Research study finds those who post lots of social media “selfies” are viewed negatively by others

Research study finds those who post lots of social media “selfies” are viewed negatively by others

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Targets who posted more selfies were rated more negatively (e.g., more lonely, less successful). Although self-image posts on social media may not be clearly indicative of personality/self-perception, they may be cues for how the depicted person is perceived by others.

Source: ‘Check Your Selfie before You Wreck Your Selfie’: Personality ratings of Instagram users as a function of self-image posts – ScienceDirect

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