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T SOC 165 Introduction to Sociology: Developing the Sociological Imagination
This project focuses on the sociological analysis of Snapchat filters. As the popularity of the Snapchat app rises, so do the social effects of its filters. These filters may seem harmless and fun, but the underlying messages reinforce Western beauty standards and recreate many different stereotypes.
Snapchat, filters, beauty standards, stereotypes, sociology, popular culture, gender
Gender and Sexuality | Race and Ethnicity | Sociology of Culture
Nguyen, Mymy, "Viewing Snapchat Filters Through a Sociological Lens" (2017). Sociology Student Work Collection. 14.