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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 [...]
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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 » Read Post

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 ... Read Post

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. Read Post

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