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Selfie? Or self-obsession??

stickywicketstickywicket Posts: 25,871
edited 30. Oct 2015, 10:58 in Community Chit-chat archive
“Hundreds of tests on people's social media habits were conducted for the study, which showed that people who post a lot of selfies also tend to score higher in traits of narcissism and psychopathy.”


Sounds about right to me.
“There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken


  • barbara12barbara12 Posts: 20,661
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    ooh I wouldn't have thought of it has dangerous.. :shock: crackers... :lol:
  • theresaktheresak Posts: 1,998
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    No surprises there then.
  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,132 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I don't know really.....kids take them all the time and I wouldn't have said all of them are narcissistic.

    Probably more insecure than anything - trying to get 'likes' is rather sad.

    Personally I don't take them as I always look awful :oops:

    Hopefully it will stop soon and maybe social media like faceb**k etc. will have their day too :roll:

    Toni xxx
  • bubbadogbubbadog Posts: 5,852
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I'm not an obsessive selfie taker, occasionally I take one when I've had my hair done but the majority of photo's in my file are of the pusskins.
  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,132 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Mine too Bubbadog!

    Daisycat is so sweet as are your two ;)


    Toni xxx

    Toni xxx
  • tkachevtkachev Posts: 8,332
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Maybe its my age but I would never post a selfie as it smacks of vanity.

    Elizabeth x
    Never be bullied into silence.
    Never allow yourself to be made a victim.
    Accept no ones definition of your life

    Define yourself........

    Harvey Fierstein
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