The #Selfie Syndrome – Is Social Media Making Us All Narcissistic? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The selfie, a very modern phenomenon where users take pictures of themselves that they then submit to one or more social media sites, seems harmless enough. After all, what’s wrong with sharing a photo showing us off at our best?

And sharing selfies is something that many of us like to do: hundreds of millions of self-shots get sent and exchanged on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat each and every day. But what if this is all indicative of something more troubling? What if the selfie overload points to a growing narcissism in our culture?

Check the infographic below for all the details, which comes courtesy of The Best Computer Science Schools.

(Source: The Best Computer Science Schools. Selfie image: AJ Batac via Flickr.)

Publish date: December 2, 2013 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT