Study: Selfies research comes into focus

Ellen DeGeneres and a cavalcade of stars take a selfie at the 86th Academy Awards. (Ellen DeGeneres)
March 3, 2014 4:45:31 PM PST
Researchers across the country have studied thousands of selfies shared online, on a variety of social networking sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

The project found that women take significantly more selfies than men, but once women hit 40 years-old, the trend reverses. For people 40 years old and up, it's the men who take more selfies.

Researchers say the median age for selfie takers is 23.7.


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