Study: Young Women Spend Over 5 Hours Per Week On "Selfies"

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Mark Melin
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It won’t be a global debt crisis or unregulated derivatives that puts the nail in coffin of “advanced” society. No, that nail might just be apparent when considering a new study coming out of the U.K. Five hours 36 minutes per week spent on selfies A study commissioned by the web site and reported in the London Daily Mirror claims that young women between the ages of 16 and 25 take three “selifies” per day. What’s more, they spend on average nearly 300 hours per year taking and preparing for selfies, which includes make-up, various poses, hair styles and,…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.