Why do we selfie?

By Hunter Trzeciak, arts and entertainment editor

People have been “selfie-ing” for decades now, but in recent years it has blown up, especially with all the social media empires that have had immense growth in the past few years.  Here are what Saegertown students had to say when asked, “Why do you selfie?” 

 

Name Grade Reason
Emily Burger 12 “I like to do my makeup extra, and then take selfies.”
Kevin Johns 11 “Because I’m sexy and I know it.”
Maddie Stevens 11 “I feel like social media needs to see my face.”
Laura Monico 11 “Because everyone else does.”
Carlie Schlosser 10 “To impress the community.”
Christina Fischer 10 “Because I’m Rihanna, Zendaya, and Beyoncè.”
Mikayla Balog 10 “I only find a need to take them when I am feeling fleeky.”
Cameron Hockenberry 10 “I just don’t take them.”
Chloe Luchansky 9 “I feel like I need to capture my bomb outfits.”
Zachary Balog 8 “To get more followers!”
Maycy Troples 7 “Because I’m cool.”

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