Face it: The Impact of Gender on Social Media Images

@article{Rose2012FaceIT,
  title={Face it: The Impact of Gender on Social Media Images},
  author={Jessica Rose and Susan Mackey-Kallis and L. Shyles and K. Barry and Danielle Biagini and Colleen Hart and L. Jack},
  journal={Communication Quarterly},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={588 - 607}
}
Social websites like Facebook enable users to upload self-created digital images; it is therefore of interest to see how gender is performed in this domain. A panel used a literature review of pictorial features associated with gender traits, and a sample of Facebook pictures to assess gender stereotypes present in Facebook images. Traits emerging in greater prominence in pictures of males included active, dominant, and independent. Those prominent with female users included attractive and… Expand
Social Media and Gender Issues
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