The #selfie in South Korea

Response: Smith and Watson and #selfie in South Korea.

via Response: Smith and Watson and #selfie in South Korea.

Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson’s characteristics of the “autobiographical subject” can be applied to the use of selfies in photo sharing apps such as Instagram to construct a narrative bound in cultural beauty standards. Recent news has stated that 70.14% or 35,000,000 people of the South Korean population owns a smartphone. Continue reading

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