Why selfies can make your nose look bigger

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  • Published on:  Monday, March 26, 2018
  • It’s not you. Selfies distort your face.Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOYour selfies might not always feel like they look like you. If that has you upset about your appearance, you’re not alone: in 2017, 55 percent of facial plastic surgeons reported seeing patients who wanted surgeries to help them look better in selfies. But that concern is often due to a visual distortion effect that makes noses look wider as a camera gets closer to a subject. Smartphones are everywhere, and they’re playing an increasingly large role in how we perceive ourselves physically. Researchers are now trying to figure out how to design a front-facing camera that avoids that unflattering effect. Try out the Princeton selfie manipulation tool for yourself: http://faces.cs.princeton.edu/Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06oOr Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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  • Shockwave Music

     1 years ago

    That's why my face looks good in mirror but bad in selfies... Thanks vox.

  • Lucas Souza

     1 months ago

    That's why I look bad in the mirror and even worse in selfies

  • K

     1 months ago


  • BruceWillakers

     1 years ago

    This is the best ad for selfie sticks I have ever seen.

  • Tom Brablec

     1 years ago

    J Depends on what you're doing. Some people need the resolution and can't afford to crop.

  • J

     1 years ago

    Tom Brablec I bet lenses are much more expensive than selfie sticks

  • Science with Katie

     1 years ago

    This was reassuring, I always think I look better from a distance in photos, now I know why!

  • Kartik Rajoteaya

     5 months ago

    Me 2!!

  • freethinker

     1 years ago

    People do plastic surgeries just because wanting to look good in selfies... what a time to be alive.

  • Abhay singh

     1 years ago

    I think the best best way to take a perfect selfie is not to take a selfie

  • Arabian Lebanonprincess

     3 months ago



     1 years ago

    How to face problems when your face is a problem

  • IIIllII

     1 years ago

    No wonder Cassey Neistat's nose is massive and takes up 90% of his faceNah his nose is just big

  • malta

     8 months ago

  • n a m e l e s s 101

     10 months ago

    grow up

  • Brakernight

     1 years ago

    Takes me about 50 selfies to get one where I don't look like jabadahut. Anyone else????

  • Sonia R

     6 months ago

    Yep. Takes me 100 selfies though 😂

  • Our Founding Liars

     1 years ago

    Hint: if you screenshot a selfie with the inkwell filter, then put a moon filter on it, screenshot, then put a lofi filter on that screenshot, it becomes the Reptilian filter and you can see the creature’s true form if it is in the picture. Keep asking questions.

  • willow !

     7 months ago

    Our Founding Liars wow I kept reading because I thought it was going to help me look pretty in pictures

  • Stan Loona

     1 years ago


  • n a m e l e s s 101

     10 months ago

    i always thoughts my nose looks fat in selfies.that video made me feel a lil better about my self