How gender-stereotypical are selfies? A content analysis and comparison with magazine adverts

  title={How gender-stereotypical are selfies? A content analysis and comparison with magazine adverts},
  author={Nicola D{\"o}ring and Anne Reif and Sandra Poeschl},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
Selfies (self-portrait photographs often taken with a camera phone) are popularly used for selfpresentation in social media like Facebook and Instagram. These modern user-generated self-portraits have the potential to draw a more versatile picture of the genders instead of reproducing traditional gender stereotypes often presented in mainstream media and advertising. To investigate the degree of gender stereotyping in selfies, a random sample of 500 selfies uploaded on Instagram (50… CONTINUE READING
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