There are two types of selfies. The “celebrity selfie” which is a controlled performance for the digital circle, it shares the same concept with a film still or advertising shot. Its purpose is to maintain and/or increase the fame and popularity of the author. The conversational selfie’s focus is to generate conversations and sustain them through social media apps like Snapchat and Facebook. Mirzoeff 66.
Mirzoeff, Nicholas. “How to see yourself”. How to see the World. London. Pelican, 2015. 63, Print.