It's Official: We Do All Have A 'Good Side' When It Comes To Selfies, According To Science

Mental note: Always turn to the left

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Look okay, we've all done it, someone's gone to take a group selfie and we've exclaimed, 'no, wait, this isn't my good side!', which usually is met by a chorus of groans and eye-rolling from our friends.

Well, science has just confirmed that we are entirely right, we do all have a 'good side' when it comes to perfecting that selfie pose. Take that, eye-rolling mates.

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A study carried out by Annukka Lindell at Melbourne's La Trobe University, has finally discovered the secret to selfies by scrolling through 2,000 snaps on Instagram using the #selfie hashtag. That's a hella selfies.

So, what is the most flattering angle you ask?

*Drum roll please*

The research concluded that we all have a 'left-cheek bias,' with a staggering 41 per cent of selfie takers favouring their left side. Meanwhile, 20 percent of us are bold AF and opt for the straight on approach, and eight percent legit don't care.

However, we aren't all turning to the left to hide a spot or because it's the best way to hide a crooked nose. Nope, it's actually for the more significant reason that our 'left cheek is more emotionally expressive' than our right, apparently.

Therefore, when we are posing for that smiley snap with friends that is filled with good vibes we will intuitively turn to the left, making it our all round good side.

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