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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. 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. The method was usually by mirror and stabilizing the camera either on a nearby object or on a tripod while adjusting the . (August 2013) Selfies have existed in a less persistent form roughly since the debut of the portable Kodak Brownie box camera in 1900. 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 1914.1 Gender roles. 3 Sociology o 3.

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

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

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

by photographer Vera Stuchelová  A space selfie. 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 astronaut Akihiko Hoshide .

taken at arms length  A selfie of a 60 year old man[citation needed] . 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.

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

Bunbury Mail. "Putting selfies under a feminist lens". Rachel (2013-03-29). Photo Idea Index. The Guardian. BBC News online. The Atlantic. page 148. "Family albums fade as the young put only themselves in picture" Telegraph. "'Selfies' just as much for the insecure as show-offs". . new research shows. Bim (2013-04-02). Jump up^ Coulthard. Ben (2013) Tagger's delight? Disclosure and liking in Facebook: the effects of sharing photographs amongst multiple known social circles. ^ Jump up to:a b Adewunmi. Georgia Straight. 17. 2005. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Jump up^ Sharing photographs on Facebook could damage relationships. Meghan (2013-04-03). 11. 15. University of Birmingham. 12. Birmingham. Nigel and Marder. Jump up^ Houghton.9 Selfie. The New Yorker. Jump up^ Hills. 18. Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh.8. Jump up^ Melanie Hall. "How to Fight Revenge Porn". "Selfportraits and social media: The rise of the 'selfie'". ^ Jump up to:a b c McHugh. ^ Jump up to:a b Murphy. Time 13. 14. Discussion Paper. "The rise and rise of the 'selfie'". ^ Jump up to:a b Kate Losse. 19. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Katy (4 December 2012). Top 10 Buzzwords . News & events. David and Joinson. New York Magazine. The Return of the Selfie. Charissa (7 June 2013). 16. 2013-06-05 9. 10. 2013-08-09. Jump up^ Hartzog. Woodrow (10 May 2013). 2013-0613. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Adam and Caldwell. "Ugly Is the New Pretty: How Unattractive Selfies Took Over the Internet". Jump up^ Steinmetz. Jump up^ Jim Krause. Jillian (2013-04-03). Retrieved 6 April 2013.

Retrieved 6 April 2013. External links[edit] Wikimedia Commons has media related to selfies. Look up selfie in Wiktionary. Washington Square News. the free dictionary. 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 . "Innovative mirror art gallery from Gallatin alum to be displayed". Jump up^ Colburn. June (2013-04-01).20.   Kpopselca | rate k-pop celebrity selca photos Selfie film on the Guardian.

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