Famous British photographer Rankin presented the results of his new project Selfie Harm. For him, he made portraits of 14 teenagers, and then suggested that they themselves retouch the resulting images with the help of graphic editors to the kind in which they would like to post them on the social network.
The aim of the photographer was to show the influence of social networks on human self-esteem.
The photographer asked teenagers to edit their photos for social networks, and The result was shocking
People imitate their idols, make their eyes bigger, their nose smaller, their skin perfect, and all this for the sake of social networks. This is another reason why we live in the world of FOMO (syndrome of lost profits. – Approx. Editorial), sadness, heightened anxiety and dysmorphism of the snapchat. The time has come to recognize the destructive influence of social networks on human self-esteem, the photographer said .