According to a recent interview with an 'anonymous Photoshopper.'
• In a recent survey conducted by AOL, 80 percent of teenage women compared their appearance to celebrities in magazines, and 40 percent said they are dissatisfied with they way they look. The majority of these women wished the media would stop using Photoshop entirely.
Dove’s “Campaign for Real Beauty” has had an impact on women and become an award-winning marketing program.
Adolescent girls are more afraid of gaining weight than getting cancer, losing their parents or nuclear war. Three of the most common mental-health problems among girls (eating disorders, depression or depressed mood/self-esteem) are linked to the presentation of women in the media.
Photos that are digitally altered should disclose the fact that they are photoshopped. In 2011, a billed called the Truth in Advertising Act, aimed at the unfair and deceptive imagery in advertising was introduced to the House of Representatives but failed to pass. Then was tried again in 2014 and 2016
AMA against image manipulation in ads. Unrealistic body image expectations can lead to eating disorders and other emotional problems. AMA wants to raise the awareness of image manipulation on child development.