It is also about a recent worldwide trend of teenage girls posting videos on YouTube asking viewers to rate their looks. And what happened when I tried it myself. In 2013, I lived online as three teenage alter-egos. Pretty Ugly follows my trail of research into how Generation YouTube users the ever widening field of social networking to reach others. It is about our obsessions, and pretensions, and teenage girls - but don't let that put you off. It is about you and me and the internet.