Selfie Obsession

5337 WordsAug 12, 201522 Pages
Section-1 INTRODUCTION Background of the study (Credibility in Wikipedia) A selfie is a type of self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone. Selfies are often associated with social networking, like Instagram. They are often casual, are typically taken either with a camera held at arm's length or in a mirror, and typically include either only the photographer or the photographer and as many people as can be in focus. Selfies taken that involve multiple people are known as "group selfies" or "ussies". Robert Cornelius, an American pioneer in photography, produced a daguerreotype of himself in 1839 which is also one of the first photographs of a person. The concept of uploading group…show more content…
Selfies have also taken beyond the earth. A space selfie is a selfie that is taken in space. This include selfies taken by astronauts, machines and by an indirect method to have self-portrait photograph on earth retaken in space. In January 2014, during the Sochi Winter Olympics, a "Selfie Olympics" meme was popular on Twitter, where users took self-portraits in unusual situations.The spread of the meme took place with the usage of the hashtags, #selfiegame, and #selfieolympics. Research Questions 1. What is Selfie? 2. What are the benefits of selfie to the fourth year students of Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College? 3. What are the disadvantages of selfie obsession? Definition of Terms For the better understanding of the study, the following terms are operationally defined: 1.Selfie A selfie is a self-portrait, typically a photograph, that is posted online. The most common places for selfies are blogs, social networking sites, such as Facebook, and photo-sharing websites, such as Instagram. 2.Obsession An idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person's mind. Significance of the study This research was conducted to acquire information with regards to the status, Facing the problem of the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected Consequences of Selfie Obsession. The result of this study may give information to the following: * Students- This study will help the students to know
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