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People Who Post Selfies are Seen as Insecure & Less Likeable, Study Shows – Photography Article

File this under “well… obviously” news. A new study conducted by Washington State University psychologists and published in the Journal of Research in Personality shows that people who post a lot of selfies are perceived as less likeable, less successful, more insecure and less open to new experiences. Yikes. The study was based exclusively on self-image posts, comparing selfies to posed photos taken by someone else, which the researchers called “posies.” The research proceeded in two phases. During Phase 1,…

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This iPhone Thief Posted a Selfie to His Victim’s Instagram, Police Say – Photography Article

Here’s a bizarre story out of New Jersey: a man reportedly stole an iPhone and then proceeded to shoot a grotesque close-up selfie of himself to share on his victim’s Instagram account. Police are now widely distributing the strange selfie in hopes of identifying the man. A man reported to the Kearny Police Department in Kearny, New Jersey on May 16th that his iPhone had been stolen. Shortly afterward, the victim’s followers on Instagram were greeted with a story featuring…

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Frontman Slaps Phone from Fan Who Jumped Onstage for Selfie – Photography Article

The punk rock band FIDLAR was performing in Berkeley earlier this week when a fan jumped onstage and attempted to take a selfie with frontman Zac Carper. Carper would have none of it, and he proceeded to slap the phone out of the woman’s hand. Back in 2015, FIDLAR actually tweeted a warning of this very thing. i have no problem breaking your iPhone 6 if you jump on stage and take a selfie while we are playing. please, give…

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