Selfie consumerism in a narcissistic age

  title={Selfie consumerism in a narcissistic age},
  author={D. Murray},
  journal={Consumption Markets & Culture},
  pages={21 - 43}
  • D. Murray
  • Published 2020
  • Sociology
  • Consumption Markets & Culture
  • ABSTRACT This paper explores the recent debate about the selfie – or spontaneous self-portraits taken with smart phones or other consumer-based devices – in terms of its connection to narcissism. Selfies have become ubiquitous visual forms of self-expression in the twenty-first century and proliferate on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Tumblr. Popular discourses have largely characterized the selfie as a symptom of a narcissistic society. Journalistic responses have been… CONTINUE READING
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