1 Aug 2019

Selfie harm? Teens manipulating their own image

From Nine To Noon, 11:34 am on 1 August 2019
A photo of a young girl sitting in the dark gazing at her phone.

Photo: vk.com/ishkovsergey/123rf

Kathryn talks with Auckland writer and body positivity campaigner and educator Angela Barnett who says the number of teens manipulating their own images using smartphone apps is on the rise.

The apps photos to be tweaked to achieve blemish free skin and model-like features.

Angela is the founder of the website FABIK, and of the Pretty Smart talks which she delivers in schools to 11 to 15 year olds.