Selfie Alert: Photos Often Don’t Reflect the Real You

Discovery News:

Before you submit that headshot of yourself on LinkedIn or Facebook, you might want to consider  — does it really show you in a good light?

A new study finds that people can glean wildly inaccurate first impressions of people based on slight variations in how a person’s face is presented.

“The findings suggest that the images we post online can affect us in unexpected, and undesired, ways, subtly biasing other people’s decisions,” Alexander Todorov of Princeton University said in a press release.

Read the whole story: Discovery News

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