A London survey on “Selfie”

Updated: 00:00 GMT, Jan 1, 1970 | Published: 12:16 GMT, Apr 21, 2015 |

According to a survey, most young women hits the delete button five times before selecting a selfie, which is good enough to post online. ”The sixth selfie is the one that women would use on an average, while men were happy with their image on the fourth try,” showed the results announced by a London-based online marketing research company conducted the survey.

Finally getting a right selfie made 64% of women anxious, said the survey that involved 2,000 women, 2,000 men and 1,000 children aged eight to 17.

According to the findings, looking at selfies on social media made 41 % of women and 26 % of men feel bad about themselves. Among the children, 79 % said they were happy with their selfies, while 67 % thought their pictures on the social media required improvement.

Nearly 15% of women and 19% of men cropped or retouched pictures of their children before uploading on social media. The survey also found that 33% of women were worried they were passing on body confidence issues to their children. Nearly 41% of children did not think their mother was happy with the way she looked.