Theoratical Theory Of Selfie

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Theoratical approach The theory behind selfie is linked to the concept of 'looking-glass self ', which was first used by Charles Cooley (1902). According to Cooley, this concept suggests that the formation of our identity and the sense of ourselves are heavily relied on the reaction we experienced privately. This will leads our attention to focus on public self-consciousness, whereby people will establish their own identity and characteristic based on the people 's perception towards them. By using this particular concept, it can help us to further explain the reason why people nowadays are driven by the urge to take selfie even though it might cost their lives in the process. To further support the 'looking-glass self ' concept, Yeung and Martin (2003) state that the construction of a person 's identity is based on how we perceive ourselves as the same as other people perspective towards us. This shows that people nowadays are very sensitive and mindful when it comes to reassuring their own identity and existence. In the 21st century, social network such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, has been a part of our daily life and people are so addicted to it. People will have the urge to post stuff such as selfie or videos about themselves on the social media and share it to the world. Once they posted it, people on the internet will give 'like ', 'favourite ', 'retweets ', 'comments ', towards the post and this will boost not only the person 's emotionally
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