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A selfie is a type of self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera orcamera phone. In August 2013, the term selfie also made its debut in Oxford Dictionaries Online's quarterly update where it is defined as "a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website."[1] Selfies are often associated with social networking and photo sharing services such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram,Snapchat, and Vine where they are commonly posted or sent. In the Korean entertainment industrythe word selca (short for "self camera") is used to describe photos taken of oneself.[2][3][4] They are often casual, are typically taken either with a camera held at arm's length or in a mirror, and typically include either only the photographer, or the photographer and as many people as can be in focus. Selfies taken that involve multiple people are known as "group selfies". In August 2013 the Guardianproduced a film series titled Thinkfluencer[5] exploring selfie exposure in the UK.
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sexuality. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia taking one of the first teenage self-portraits using a mirror and a Kodak Brownie camera to send to a friend in 1914. The method was usually by mirror and stabilizing the camera either on a nearby object or on a tripod while adjusting the .1 Gender roles. This section requires expansion. and privacy     4 In modern art 5 Variety and common elements 6 References 7 External links History[edit] Early Edwardian woman taking her picture in a mirror roughly 1900. 3 Sociology o 3. (August 2013) Selfies have existed in a less persistent form roughly since the debut of the portable Kodak Brownie box camera in 1900.

[8] The term "selfie" was discussed by photographer Jim Krause in 2005."[7] Popularity[edit] Selfies with typical elements associated with "MySpace pics": a young woman in a poorly-lit bathroom. [9] although photos in the selfie genre predate the widespread use of the term. improvements in technology—especially the front-facing . were usually well-focused and more formal. and a young man with a naked torso. Early Facebook portraits. before Facebook became the dominant online social network. However. in contrast. It was very hard as my hands were trembling. taken by others from distance. "I took this picture of myself looking at the mirror. often taken in front of a bathroom mirror") became an indication of bad taste for users of the newer Facebook social network. According to Losse.focus via a viewfinder at the top of the box. self-taken photographs were particularly common onMySpace. she wrote.[6] Russian Grand DuchessAnastasia Nikolaevna at the age of 13 was one of the first teenagers to take her own picture using a mirror to send to a friend in 1914. In the early 2000s. writer Kate Losse recounts that between 2006 and 2009 (when Facebook became more popular than MySpace). the "MySpace pic" (typically "an amateurish. In the letter that accompanied the photograph. flash-blinded self-portrait.

[12]According to a 2013 survey.[8] Initially popular with young people. Many selfies are intended to present a flattering image of the person.[15] The lead author of the study suggests that "those who frequently post photographs on Facebook risk damaging real-life relationships."[16] The photo messaging application Snapchat is also largely used to send selfies. and the control they give self-photographers over how they present themselves. a 2013 study of Facebook users found that posting photos of oneself correlates with lower levels of social support from and intimacy with Facebook friends (except for those marked as Close Friends).[17] Gender roles. Sociologist Ben Agger describes the trend of selfies as "the male gazegone viral". Posting intentionally unattractive selfies has also become common in the early 2010s—in part for their humor value. although selfies had existed for years. it was in 2012 that the term "really hit the big time". Time magazine noted that selfie was among its the "top 10 buzzwords" of 2012. two-thirds of Australian women age 18-35 take selfies—the most common purpose for which is posting on Facebook. especially to friends whom the photographer expects to be supportive.camera introduced in the iPhone 4 (2010) and mobile photo apps such as Instagram—led to the resurgence of selfies in the early 2010s.[13] By 2013. the word "selfie" had become commonplace enough to be monitored for inclusion in the online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. but in some cases also to explore issues of body image or as a reaction against the perceived narcissism or oversexualization of typical selfies.[11] A poll commissioned by smartphone and camera maker Samsung found that selfies make of 30% of the photos taken by people aged 18 – 24.[14] Sociology[edit] The appeal of selfies comes from how easy they are to create and share.[10][11] However. and privacy[edit] Selfies are particularly popular among girls and young women. and that’s fuckability. sexuality."[18] Writer Andrew . selfies have become popular among adults as well. Some users of Snapchat choose to send intentionally-unattractive selfies to their friends for comedic purposes. and sociologist and women's studies professor Gail Dines links it to the rise of porn culture and the idea that "there’s only one way to visibility.[10][11] In December 2012.

in which viewers use a provided digital camera to take photographs of themselves in a large mirror.[19] In modern art[edit] In 2013 artist Patrick Specchio and the Museum of Modern Art presented an exhibit called Art in Translation: Selfie.Keen has pointed out that while selfies are often intended to give the photographer control over how their image is presented. Galleries containing indiscriminate images of the article subject are discouraged. moving freely licensed images to Wikimedia Commons if not already hosted there. The 20/20 Experience. where ex-lovers post sexually explicit photographs or nude selfies (sextingphotos) to exact revenge or humiliate their former lovers. (August 2013)  A selfie that includes the photographer's body in a bathing suit  A low-angle selfie .[18] Copyright law may be effective in forcing the removal of private selfies from public that were forwarded to another person.[20] Variety and common elements[edit] This section contains a gallery of images. please improve or remove the section accordingly. posting images publicly or sharing them with others who do so may have the opposite effect—dramatically so in the case of revenge porn.

 A selfie processed withInstagram or a similar photo filter tool  A Selfie pointing down  Well-focused and well-lit selfie taken with a DSLR. by photographer Vera Stuchelová  A space selfie. by astronaut Akihiko Hoshide .

 A mirror selfie with the photographer looking through a camera viewfinder  A selfie with someone else in the photo  WithOzzy3.jpg A selfie of musicianJuliana Hatfield with her dog. taken at arms length  A selfie of a 60 year old man[citation needed] .

Jump up^ "Beginners Guide To Understanding And Using A Brownie Box Camera". 2013-4-4. Jump up^ "selfie: definition of selfie in Oxford dictionary (British & World English)". Jump up^ "K-Drama Dictionary of Words to ―Borrow‖". 2. Jump up^ "What are selcas?". 5.Letters of Grand Duchess Anastasia". 7. Retrieved 2013-08-29. Kpopselca. Jump up^ "Song Hye Kyo Shares a Beautiful "Selca"".com/technology/video/2013/aug/29/thi nkfluencer-episode-1-selfies-video 6. Oxforddictionaries.Episode 1 http://theguardian. One example of a selfie facing right  Another example of a selfie facing left References[edit] 1. Jump up^ Guardian . 2012-11-23. 3. DramaFever.com.Thinkfluencer . Soompi. Jump up^ "Diaries and Letters . 4. Retrieved 2013-11-01. Retrieved 2013-9-9. . 2013-11-01. Retrieved 2013-9-9.

^ Jump up to:a b Adewunmi. News & events. 16. Jump up^ Houghton. University of Birmingham. The New Yorker. Katy (4 December 2012). 18. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Jump up^ Coulthard. 2005. The Return of the Selfie. Bunbury Mail. ^ Jump up to:a b Murphy. Jump up^ Hartzog. new research shows. 15. "'Selfies' just as much for the insecure as show-offs". "Putting selfies under a feminist lens". Discussion Paper. Jump up^ Sharing photographs on Facebook could damage relationships. 2013-06-05 9. Adam and Caldwell. 19. Jump up^ Steinmetz. Nigel and Marder. "How to Fight Revenge Porn". "Ugly Is the New Pretty: How Unattractive Selfies Took Over the Internet". Retrieved 6 April 2013. Jump up^ Jim Krause. 10. Bim (2013-04-02). 2013-0613. "Family albums fade as the young put only themselves in picture" Telegraph. Time 13. Jump up^ Hills. Jillian (2013-04-03). 11. Ben (2013) Tagger's delight? Disclosure and liking in Facebook: the effects of sharing photographs amongst multiple known social circles. Birmingham. The Atlantic. Charissa (7 June 2013). Photo Idea Index. Retrieved 6 April 2013.8. page 148. New York Magazine. The Guardian. 17. Rachel (2013-03-29). Woodrow (10 May 2013). Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh. David and Joinson. Retrieved 6 April 2013. ^ Jump up to:a b Kate Losse. BBC News online. Jump up^ Melanie Hall. . ^ Jump up to:a b c McHugh. Meghan (2013-04-03). "Selfportraits and social media: The rise of the 'selfie'". Georgia Straight. 12. Top 10 Buzzwords . 2013-08-09. "The rise and rise of the 'selfie'". 14. Retrieved 6 April 2013.9 Selfie.

August 2013 [show]    V T E Photography Categories:     Internet culture Photography Self-portraits Words coined in the 2000s Navigation menu   Create account Log in   Article Talk    Read Edit View history . Retrieved 6 April 2013. External links[edit] Wikimedia Commons has media related to selfies. "Innovative mirror art gallery from Gallatin alum to be displayed".20. Washington Square News. Jump up^ Colburn. June (2013-04-01). Look up selfie in Wiktionary. the free dictionary.   Kpopselca | rate k-pop celebrity selca photos Selfie film on the Guardian.

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