What is it about?
The research focused on understanding young Nigerians' motivation for selfie taking and sharing. Because selfie taking and sharing has become a fad among this particular group, we studied to know whether they are aware of the health implications of their obsession.
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Why is it important?
Issues related to depression and suicide is on the increase in most societies of the world and this is recently common amongst young people. Obsession of taking multiple picture of self and regular sharing of same must be driven by a purpose and may engender some reactions.
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This page is a summary of: Selfitis and motivation for self‐portrayal among young Nigerians, Journal of Public Affairs, September 2020, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/pa.2499.
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