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Danah Boyd Interview: Networked Teens

Danah Boyd joins us on HuffPost Live to talk about being a woman in tech, her book "It's Complicated: The Social Lives Of Networked Teens" and why Snapchat i...
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SnapChat:  Ephemeral, focused, peer-driven, identity, rebellion, alter-ego, reaction, visual communication, on-the-go

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autodissociate me

autodissociate me | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it

"the obsession with selfie and self image to the detriment of all else...."


"if i had to wager a guess, i'd say this fear is based in the fact that women's sexual identities are so dependent upon the gaze that owning/controlling/acknowledging it is too empowering for women, hence the backlash."


as the image of you travels from your body to the mirror and back out the mirror, it changes and becomes a new version of you. if an individual tries to love themself, then the person they love is inherently different from the person who set out to love them. even when reduced the utmost limit, love is a dialectical nightmare/dream."

"i mean really we had fuckers in the 16th century who'd sit still for hours on end for paintings of themselves so you know we're just cutting out the middleman by having phones that allow us to do it almost instantly"
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Mo' Selfies, Mo' Problems? How Those Pics Can Chip Away At Your Self-Esteem

Mo' Selfies, Mo' Problems? How Those Pics Can Chip Away At Your Self-Esteem | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it
Clearly, we are fans of getting your best face out there, and who better to take a stunning, heart-dropping, people-envy-me photograph than ourselves? We are in the throes of Selfie Nation, with everyone from bloggers to celebrities (hi, Miley!) to the general public tossing up countless impromptu
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David Amerland - Google+ - The Power of Self-Awareness (and the rise of the selfie) …

David Amerland - Google+ - The Power of Self-Awareness (and the rise of the selfie) … | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it
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The new meaning of well connected - The Globe and Mail

The new meaning of well connected - The Globe and Mail | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it
The new meaning of well connected The Globe and Mail To quote Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman in their book, Networked: The New Social Operating System: “People aren't hooked on gadgets, they are hooked on each other.” It's gross understatement to...
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Take 15 pounds off your selfie with new app - USA TODAY

Take 15 pounds off your selfie with new app - USA TODAY | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it
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Take 15 pounds off your selfie with new app
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VENICE BEACH, Calif. — We all love taking selfies, but do we love the results? Not everybody.
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The Selfie Phenomenon in Social Media | Social Media Today

The Selfie Phenomenon in Social Media | Social Media Today | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it
Do you think narcissism is an inevitable reaction to our social networking culture?
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Why Do We Take Selfies?

Why Do We Take Selfies? | Death by Selfie? | Scoop.it
How much do you take and share selfies? Do you think taking this kind of photograph is about vanity, or something else?
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