Women delete five selfies before posting on social media

PTI
Published Apr 23, 2015, 10:16 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 9:36 am IST
The sixth selfie is the one that women would use on average
Representational photo (Photo: AP)
 Representational photo (Photo: AP)
 
London: When it comes to posting a selfie on Facebook or Instagram, women will hit the delete button five times before settling on a selfie which is good enough to post online, according to a new UK survey.
 
The OnePoll survey also found that just getting their photograph clicked made 64% of women feel anxious. Researchers spoke to 2,000 women, 2,000 men and 1,000 children aged eight to 17, Irish Independent reported.
 
They found that looking at pictures on social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter made 41% of women and 26% of men feel bad about themselves. Of the children who were also questioned, which included 58% who took selfies, 79% said they were happy with the way they looked.
 
As many as 67% thought they needed to look good, the survey found. The study was commissioned by the ITV breakfast show Good Morning Britain.
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