“Selfies Linked to Narcissism, Addiction and Mental Illness, Say Scientists.” The worst selfie ever and warped new app

April 10, 2014 - News / Technology

Selfies Linked to Narcissism, Addiction and Mental Illness, Say Scientists  [International Business Times]

” ‘Selfies frequently trigger perceptions of self-indulgence or attention-seeking social dependence that raises the damned-if-you-do and damned-if-you-don’t spectre of either narcissism or low self-esteem,’ said Pamela Rutledge in Psychology Today…  ‘hoping to reach the greatest number of likes is a symptom that ‘selfies’ are causing problems…’ “

This could be the most frightening selfie EVER!

“…Just please get it away from me and let me go back to watching scary movies where I can feel safe knowing that the monsters in them are not real…”  thinkhurt.com_worst_selfie_girls_small

This Horrible iOS App Edits Your Selfies To Make You Look Skinnier”  [Yahoo]

“…SkinneePix is centered on one thing, and one thing only: being skinny. The name purposefully misspells the word to perhaps appeal to younger girls who might be looking to adjust their image according to what they’re told they should look like. And the actual tool that edits your selfies categorizes each edit by a specific amount of pounds shed…”

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