What Parents and Kids Should Know About Selfies – US News

Posted: July 14, 2014 in Scoop.it

In a world obsessed with social media, the #selfie has become a teen’s online identity.

Source: health.usnews.com

Selfies are redefining not just portraiture but event documentation.  No more autographs or or empty vacation shots of a monument.  Selfies are authentic, immediate and personal.  We have always taken photographs to document, share and remember life’s events.  Flip lens, smartphones enable a new fluidity and personalization.  You can choose if you share with a few or many.  And like any visual image–they deliver more ‘information’ than text because they include physical cues and context to the main message.  

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