Men: Selfies Add Up To Less Than Attractive Personality Traits
In the world of social media, 2014 may well have been the year of the "selfie". But what do those self-portraits say about us? Quite a bit according to a professor at Ohio State who studied the personalities of men who posted lots of "selfies." Jesse Fox looked at the posting practices of 800 men across the country, ages 18 to 40. And what she found painted less than a pretty picture. "What we see is an association narcissism and psychopathy and selfie posting," Fox said. Jesse Fox is an assistant professor of communications at Ohio State. She says a subsequent study of women who post lots of selfies shows similar personality traits with an even greater tendency toward self-objectification.