Selfie Culture in the Age of Corporate and State Surveillance

  title={Selfie Culture in the Age of Corporate and State Surveillance},
  author={Henry A. Giroux},
  journal={Third Text},
  pages={155 - 164}
  • Henry A. Giroux
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Third Text
  • Abstract This article addresses the implications for the growing use of selfies and the culture it is producing under a regime of neoliberalism marked by an unchecked celebration of the self, commodification, and privatisation. The author argues that the selfie is not just another fad deeply enmeshed in popular culture. On the contrary, selfies are less about entertainment and vanity then they are symptomatic of a retreat from privacy rights, an intense site for the commodification of the self… CONTINUE READING
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