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Why are people so obsessed with the selfies?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Jan 04, 2023

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E.Emily

E.Emily

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Answered Feb 07, 2020

Many people are obsessed with selfies because it is a trend. Selfies are the style of pictures trending in our world today. Since the introduction of front cameras and better phone cameras, the term “selfie” has been all over the place. In fact, it will also amaze you to know that there are people that cannot go a day without taking selfies. They spend a chunk of their time preparing their face, getting well dressed to take selfies.

Many people are obsessed with selfies because it is a trend. Selfies are the style of pictures
There are many possible reasons why people, especially ladies are obsessed with taking selfies. Maybe this makes them feel beautiful or maybe they do this just for fun. This selfie thing is not going to die any time soon. Another reason to why people take selfies is because they want to post them so people can like and make comments on how they look.

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W.Willow

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Answered Feb 04, 2020

It seems that there are some people who are actually addicting to posting and taking selfies. Over the past years, it has become more ingrained in our lives as compared to before. One of the most common reasons why people have become addicted to selfies is because people are searching for validation. They want to make sure that people will appreciate their appearance.

More and more people are becoming obsessed with showing off how they look. Sharing flattering photos of people is their way of showing the world that they are attractive. Some use filters before they feel that it makes them look better, and it may even make them more interested in getting plastic surgery so that they can make their appearance similar to how they look like in real life.

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T. ADAMS

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Answered Aug 21, 2019

The term 'selfie' has not only become popular among people, but it has successfully entered into the sub-consciousness of some people that not taking a single selfie in a day is a problem for them. While taking too much of selfie might not be something to be raising alarm over, but efforts need to be made to know why some people are so obsessed with it.

Many still continue to see taking of selfies as a trend. The sad thing is many are still being led by what they think society is saying at the moment, especially on social media. The advent of social media sites has made things very complicated for people, as people can now post their pictures and expect other people will start making comments about how good they look. Because of this alone, a lot of people, especially girls, have taken it as a job to be posting their selfies online until it finally becomes a habit for them.

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D. gray

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D. gray, Builder, Builder, Las Vegas

Answered Jul 26, 2019

Starting in 2002, people began becoming knowledgeable about selfies. People began buying cell phones because they were becoming cheaper and affordable to the general public. Over time, cameras were becoming a standard component for every cell phone. This allowed people to take pictures wherever they wanted.

However, people started taking pictures of themselves. Now, people are obsessed with taking selfies because it has become something that everyone is doing. However, it became popular because some people realized that they wanted to prove that they were a particular place.

The only way to do this would be to take a picture of the item or place in the background and a picture of them in the forefront. Another reason is that people liked to take photos of themselves and put it on their social media sites.

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