Self Vs. The Selfie – Research Paper

Kim Kardashian is an internationally recognized media socialite. She stars in her own reality TV show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, has 136 million followers on Instagram, has a net worth of $350 million, and has around 8-9 million people viewing her Snapchat stories. In one particular Snapchat story, Kim is sharing her trip to …

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Bibliography

Hyperlinks in order https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1086761/ https://www.instagram.com/kimkardashian/?hl=en https://www.forbes.com/profile/kim-kardashian-west/#1cb1054c41d6 https://www.elitedaily.com/entertainment/celebrity/absurd-amount-people-watch-kim-kardashians-snapchats-every-day/1575476 https://www.teenvogue.com/story/selfie-filters-warping-beauty-standards https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/history-of-snapchat https://www.snap.com/en-US/news/post/surprise/ https://www.snap.com/en-US/news/post/a-whole-new-way-to-see-yourselfie/ https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/ 2019/04/10/share-of-u-s-adults-using-social-media-including-facebook-is-mostly-unchanged-since-2018/ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-24992393 https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/users/trischa-goodnow https://www.apa.org/ https://www.huffpost.com/entry/snapchat-dysmorphia_n_5a8d8168e4b0273053a680f6 Academic sources Valkenburg, Patti M, and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski. “Social Media.” Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth. Yale University Press, 2017, pp. 218-243. Ramphul, Kamleshun and Stephanie G Mejias. “Is “Snapchat Dysmorphia” a Real Issue?” Cureus …

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Creative Project – progress report

I've decided to make my creative project a social experiment. Using the Scientific method (Observation, Hypothesis, Experiment, Analysis, Conclusion) I will determine the social effects of the rise of augmented reality facial filters. Observation More and more people are using face filters instead of their natural faces when uploading pictures to social media sites. One …

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News Response 4 – Live Streaming

For this news response I read The New Zealand Shooting and the Challenges of Governing Live-Streamed Video by Neima Jahromi. This was published in the aftermath of the terrible Christchurch, New Zealand shooting at two mosques. Over 50 of people were injured or dead. However, the article did not go into the specifics of the …

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Annotated Bibliography

Barbour, K & Nguyen, L 2017, “Selfies as expressively authentic identity performance.” First Monday, vol. 22, no. 11, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v22i11.7745. This article is about whether selfies represent an authentic portrayal of a person. The authors explore what it means to be authentic and through research focus groups found that many thought authenticity to be subjective. This …

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