Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform, has announced a new policy that prohibits users from posting selfies on its site. The company said that selfies are detrimental to the mental health and self-esteem of its users, and that it wants to promote a more positive and realistic image of people.
According to Facebook, selfies are a form of self-obsession and narcissism, and that they create unrealistic expectations and comparisons among users. The company said that selfies can lead to depression, anxiety, low self-confidence, and body image issues. It also said that selfies can distort the perception of reality and make people unhappy with their appearance and life.
Facebook said that it will use artificial intelligence to detect and remove any selfies posted on its platform, and that it will warn and penalize users who violate the policy. The company said that it will also provide resources and support for users who struggle with their mental health and self-esteem, and that it will encourage them to seek professional help if needed.
Facebook’s decision has sparked mixed reactions from users and experts. Some users praised the company for taking a bold and responsible step to protect the well-being of its users, while others criticized the company for infringing on their freedom of expression and personal choice. Some experts applauded the company for raising awareness about the negative effects of selfies, while others questioned the validity and effectiveness of the policy.
Facebook said that it will monitor the feedback and results of its policy, and that it will make adjustments if necessary. The company said that it hopes that its policy will help its users to have a more positive and authentic online experience, and that it will improve their mental health and self-esteem in the long run.