Post Profile






Disturbing Teenage Trend….Hey, Stranger, Do You Think I’m Ugly?

A Huffington Post article today written by Joyce McFadden and titled “Body Image: How Women Contribute to Girls Asking YouTube if They’re Ugly” grabbed my attention and finally convinced me I had to get my thoughts out, thoughts that have been brewing since the first article I saw the other day on Facebook posted by [...]
read more

share

Related Posts


An Ugly Trend: Teens Turn to YouTube to Evaluate Their Looks

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

“People say I’m ugly, so tell me, am I?” is a daring question to ask online, but dozens of teenagers, mostly girls, are unhesitatingly putting it out on the Internet. Some of these teens are even younger than the required age to use...

Disturbing Youtube Trend: 'Pretty or Ugly?'

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (last year)

BuzzFeed: Search for "Am I pretty or ugly?" on YouTube and you'll get 572,000 results. That's almost half a million girls between the ages of nine and 14 posting videos online asking strangers to assess whether they're pretty or ugl...

Tragic Trend: Teens Ask YouTube Commenters If They’re Ugly [Video]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (3 years ago)

I thought Formspring was bad, but this disturbing new trend of YouTube videos in which young women (and a few men) ask YouTube commenters whether they're ugly or not might be even worse. More »

Am I Pretty or Ugly? What’s Behind the Trend of Girls Asking YouTube for Validation

Health : Healthland (3 years ago)

The teenage years are full of angst, that much we know. Usually the uncertainty manifests in roiling inner turmoil, but now, some girls are taking their self-doubt public, posting videos on YouTube asking strangers: “Am I pretty or ...

Joyce McFadden: Body Image: How Women Contribute to Girls Asking YouTube if They're Ugly

News : Huffington Post (3 years ago)

We often conceive of a preoccupation with beauty, weight and age as a solitary activity for a woman -- an internal conversation she runs in the privacy of her own head.

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC