Study: Facebook Photo Sharing Reflects Focus on Female Appearance

Although it’s stereotypical and might have been predicted,” he says, “it is disappointing to me that in the year 2011 so many young women continue to assert their self worth via their physical appearance — in this case, by posting photos of themselves on Facebook as a form of advertisement.

Two things to say about this:

1) Unfortunately, looks are 75%+ of what some people have going for them

2) “Stereotypical?” It’s human nature to flaunt, that’s basic evo’ psych (which apparently these researchers don’t subscribe to)

Author: jdrch

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