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Snapchat is causing body dysmorphia

ANI
Published : Aug 6, 2018, 12:13 pm IST
Updated : Aug 6, 2018, 12:13 pm IST

Researchers have discovered that a lot of people are impacted by the social media and want to undergo plastic surgery.

People are undergoing plastic surgery to look like their virtual self.
 People are undergoing plastic surgery to look like their virtual self.

Do you love Snapchat's face filters and wonder if you could get the same flawless skin and big eyes in real? You are not alone.

Researchers have discovered that a lot of people, especially teenagers, are impacted by the social media and want to undergo plastic surgery to look like their virtual self, leading to what the doctor's label as Snapchat dysmorphia, Mashable reported.

 

Earlier people would take the reference of celebrities, but now they are using their own filtered selfies as a reference to altering their appearance.

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