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Art or Vanity? A Look at the Selfie Backlash

Art or Vanity? A look at the selfie backlash 74% of camera phone users are annoyed by others' selfies (over half blame it on the way people pose in their photos) Top Reasons for Taking a Selfie.. KING 23% 34% Personal Appearance 19% 16% A Special Moment Capturing Location Capturing Those Around You The Biggest Culprits.. By Age #selfie VS 18-29 year-olds 45-60 year-olds 69% have taken a selfie 37% have taken a selfie 45% more likely to focus on their personal appearance 50% prefer to capture a special moment with someone By Gender Women are -22% more likely than men to take 4 or more photos before posting Women are 19% more likely than men to focus on their personal appearance (..maybe because women are 8% more likely to engage on social media) How many are they taking before they posi? 68% take up to 3 photos before posting 23% take up to 6 photos before posting 6% take up to 9 photos before posting Although 89% agree that selfies are just för fun... 60 55 50 55% of people spend 15 minules 45 taking and editing sellies... 40 35 20 25 ..thal's more time than people spend reading every day! 88% will post one selfie per week That adds up to over an hour every month... ...more time than it takes to wash your car. With all this selfie scorn, a new type of photo is gaining popularity. 'Research shows selfies are beginning to emerge as a fun format for artistic expression." 44% will use photo editing apps to create artistic selfies 73% prefer to experiment with feature-rich photo editing apps vs. simple filters 4 Easy Ways to Create an Artistic Selfie creative motion blur color splash photoblending vantage point PicsArt is a free and full featured photo-editing and drawing mobile app available on Android, IOS and Windows Phone. As of June 2014, the app has been installed over 120 million times and continues to expand and improve, helping everyone unleash their creativity and become a great artist. Sources: PicsArt users @handayanishu @alinethill, @paolomore, @reoaprian, @ramona9, @twopinklines,@venusthecat, @fashion_style, @imanuel79 2014 PicsArt Survey Data,

Art or Vanity? A Look at the Selfie Backlash

shared by msrcommunications on Jul 01
PicsArt, a free mobile photo editing app decided to conduct a survey to find out how Americans really feel about Selfies.


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