"Some men see things as they are and say 'Why?' I dream things that never were and say, 'Why not?'"
George Bernard Shaw
miércoles, 16 de diciembre de 2015
A selfie from Hell
What do you think of the video you’ve just seen? Will it make you think twice before taking your next “selfie”?
When and why do people decide to take “selfies”? Are we becoming too self-obsessedandnarcissistic? How often and on what occasions do you take “selfies”?
It has always been possible to take a photo ofyourself. When and why did people start talking about “selfies”? Is a photo of yourself always a “selfie”?
What do you think of people who try and take “selfies” with famous people? If you saw a famous person, would you be tempted totry and take a “selfie” with them?
What does it mean to be photogenic? How photogenic are you? How many photos of yourself do you have to take before feeling happy with one?
Do you think most people like having their photos taken? Do you like having yours taken? What about if somebody you don’t know takes a photo of you without asking?
Describe the profile photos you use on social media. How often do you change them? What makes a good and bad profile photo?
Some people take tasteless, inappropriateor dangerous “selfies”. Can you think of any places or situations in which you shouldn’t really take a “selfie”?
What’s your opinion of the fashion for“selfie sticks”? Do you think it will last? How useful are they? Do you think they should be banned in some places?
How privateare the “selfies” that people take? What do you think of people who send sexy “selfies” to their partners, like the young woman in the video? What do you know about a mobile app called Snapchat?
Which twoof the above questions are being discussed?
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