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Why has it slowly become acceptable for people to post endless pictures of their face online? Some people's facebook and Instagram profiles are literally a massive collection of face shots - with different angles and filters. It's not just girls, it's guys too! How did this level of vanity become normal? Do these people not have friends to take photos of them, or any else interesting in their lives besides their face... Sometimes they have captions like 'night out with the girls' or 'bbq' but it's never relevant to the fact it's literally a picture of their face.

And don't get me started on that awful duck pout.
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(Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
Why has it slowly become acceptable for people to post endless pictures of their face online? Some people's facebook and Instagram profiles are literally a massive collection of face shots - with different angles and filters. It's not just girls, it's guys too! How did this level of vanity become normal? Do these people not have friends to take photos of them, or any else interesting in their lives besides their face... Sometimes they have captions like 'night out with the girls' or 'bbq' but it's never relevant to the fact it's literally a picture of their face.

And don't get me started on that awful duck pout.
I'm rather against taking selfies but have found that when I'm with friends whom I don't see very often (if they live in another city or country for example) I find myself going with the trend and taking a few selfies to remember both the moments and people by.
I agree with you about the vanity of people taking regularly with anyone they see, but I think occasionally a selfie can be a nice thing to have
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I'm rather against taking selfies but have found that when I'm with friends whom I don't see very often (if they live in another city or country for example) I find myself going with the trend and taking a few selfies to remember both the moments and people by.
I agree with you about the vanity of people taking regularly with anyone they see, but I think occasionally a selfie can be a nice thing to have
I see nothing wrong with selfies with friends, it's just the hundreds of photos which are literally someone's face that I find odd.
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I see nothing wrong with selfies with friends, it's just the hundreds of photos which are literally someone's face that I find odd.
Aha, agreed with you there then.
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Society has come to accept self obsession and arrogance, so more and more people are embracing it which is why selfies are the new "trend". It's quite sad really.
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I hardly ever post selfies online. I do take more than some because I'm bored/to send to my boyfriend (LDR) but apart from that, no one sees them. Except if I find them fecking hilarious. I might show a couple of people then.
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(Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
Why has it slowly become acceptable for people to post endless pictures of their face online? Some people's facebook and Instagram profiles are literally a massive collection of face shots - with different angles and filters. It's not just girls, it's guys too! How did this level of vanity become normal? Do these people not have friends to take photos of them, or any else interesting in their lives besides their face... Sometimes they have captions like 'night out with the girls' or 'bbq' but it's never relevant to the fact it's literally a picture of their face.

And don't get me started on that awful duck pout.
I remember meeting a girl that looked nothing like she did online, to the point where I didn't even recognise her lol.

Don't really get all these side-angle / tilt faces / half face in shot too,I can't identify you..
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When did it become acceptable for people to haughtily criticize others for uploading pictures of themselves to the internet?
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Because I'm bored and I don't care what people who share your opinion think mainly


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I think it's because cameras are so easily available now, they're pretty much on most phones so anyone can become an amateur photographer really. If you mix that with narcissism you get selfies

But before all the front facing camera stuff, people just took mirror shots for bebo and myspace anyway :lol:


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Why does it bother you? Just don't look at them/delete them from Facebook or whatever. I hardly see the need to complain about it.
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Why should it be unacceptable?
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(Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
Why has it slowly become acceptable for people to post endless pictures of their face online? Some people's facebook and Instagram profiles are literally a massive collection of face shots - with different angles and filters. It's not just girls, it's guys too! How did this level of vanity become normal? Do these people not have friends to take photos of them, or any else interesting in their lives besides their face... Sometimes they have captions like 'night out with the girls' or 'bbq' but it's never relevant to the fact it's literally a picture of their face.

And don't get me started on that awful duck pout.
I'm planning on taking topless selfies of myself under a waterfall when I go to Thailand later this year!!!

And then I'm going to get someone to take a short video of me twerking.
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It's just narcissism culture, I guess :dontknow:
It doesn't really bother me, I don't have to look if I don't want to :lol:
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Meh boredom and a tad of vanity? Either way I just skip past them whenever I am on facebook
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(Original post by marinaim)
Because I'm bored and I don't care what people who share your opinion think mainly


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Well thats a lie I see to recall your "am i ugly" thread #lolbeans
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Boredom, incessant need for approval, wanting attention etc.
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I'll reply in a second...but first let me take another selfie. #selfie
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(Original post by effofex)
I'm planning on taking topless selfies of myself under a waterfall when I go to Thailand later this year!!!

And then I'm going to get someone to take a short video of me twerking.
You go boy. #twerkteam
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Well thats a lie I see to recall your "am i ugly" thread #lolbeans
lol I've never had a thread like that. If you mean the one where I attempted to ask for opinions on how I looked that day, that's a different thing. caring =/= wanting opinions. As I realised, not gonna wear that dress again from it.
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