Some folks roll their eyes at the mention of a selfie because they think of this form of photography as a vain pastime. But selfies are important in shaping how we think of ourselves. After all, when you post a selfie you’re just one click away from having random strangers telling you exactly what they think of your face.
But beyond this, how does posting a selfie change our ideas about sex, privacy and culture?
Today writer and selfie expert Alicia Eler joins us to talk about her new book “The Selfie Generation” which takes a revealing look at the power and potential of selfies to shape the world.
Listen as we chat with Alicia about why men hate on women for taking selfies, how a selfie can garner a million likes, and how not to engage the selfie haters online.
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