The #selfiestation: Design and Use of a Kiosk for Taking Selfies in the Enterprise
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- Dugan C., Laumer S., Erickson T., Kellogg W., Geyer W. (2015) The #selfiestation: Design and Use of a Kiosk for Taking Selfies in the Enterprise. In: Abascal J., Barbosa S., Fetter M., Gross T., Palanque P., Winckler M. (eds) Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2015. INTERACT 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9297. Springer, Cham
This paper describes the design and use of the #selfiestation, a kiosk for taking selfies. Deployed in an office of a large enterprise, its use was studied through analysis of 821 photos taken by 336 users over 24 weeks and interviews with 10 users. The findings show high adoption amongst residents (81.5 %); describe selfie usage patterns (funatics, communicators, check-ins, doppelgangers, and groupies); illustrate social photo-taking behavior (78.6 % of users posed as part of groups, and those who did took almost four times as many photos); and raises questions for future investigations into flexibility in self-representation over time. Office residents seeing social and community-building value in selfies suggests that they have a place in the enterprise.