Things I Found Online - Episode 47

Beauty Standards & SnapChat Dysmorphia

August 16, 2018

How is your selfie esteem? We're talking about SnapChat Dysmorphia, a harmful side effect of social media obsession. HuffPost reporter Julia Brucculieri joins us to discuss a trend where people are requesting surgeries that would replicate SnapChat and Face Tune filters. (Bunny ears not included.) Filmmaker Bill Filipiak and actor Tara Bianco join the conversation as we explore our perpetual aspiration to meet impossible beauty standards, societal pressures and judgements and the use of appearance manipulation throughout the history of media.