People who post more selfies than posies to their social media accounts tend to be viewed more negatively by others, a new study revealed.

A selfie poseur?
A now thankfully former Facebook avatar image

– News covered by Quincy Quarry News.

People who post selfies are seen as less likeable and more insecure.

While the underlying social psychology study relied on the usual methodologically suspect sample pool of around a hundred or so undergraduates taking a psych class, this study’s findings also reflected the same keen sense of the obvious: that others’ posies social media input is more positively viewed than the images posed online by those engaging in self-referential, if not also narcissistic, posing.

Source: Study: People Who Post Selfies Are Seen As Less Likeable, Insecure

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