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A third of girls say they won’t post selfies without enhancement

Sarah Best

7th September 2020

According to the Girlguiding annual Girls' Attitude survey, half of girls said that they would not post selfies online without using a filter or app.

There were nearly 1500 responses to the online survey with a little over a third saying that they also deleted pictures if they did not receive enough attention on social media.

This article could be used for The Media unit (new media and its role in contemporary society, media representations of age, social class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability and Culture and Identity (the relationship of identity to age and gender, the socialisation process and the role of the agencies of socialisation).

Sarah Best

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