Are Selfies Dangerous?

Everyone is taking selfies lately: Celebrities, normal people, the president. It’s the selfie generation. Selfies are everywhere on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. While selfies may seem completely harmless, is there a need to worry about this booming trend? Psychiatrists have linked selfies to narcissism and mental illness. The definition of selfie is a picture taken of oneself by oneself, with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media. Selfie was declared as “2013 Word of the Year” by the Oxford Dictionaries and in 2014, the year was named, “Year…

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