You possibly can’t cease the selfie

You can't stop the selfie

You’ll be able to’t escape the selfie. Nobody can. Celebrities do it; politicians do it; and it is doubtless you or somebody you understand has completed it. Selfies have turn out to be so ubiquitous that it was dubbed Phrase of the Yr in 2013, and it is even entered the Oxford Dictionary, the place it is outlined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, sometimes one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media web site.” The latter a part of that description is why the selfie is greater than only a easy self-portrait — it is meant to be shared.

One might argue — and James Franco definitely has — that the selfie is a window into one’s character. It is a fast approach to present the world who you’re on the web — like a web-based avatar if you’ll. I am going to admit I’ve taken a number of selfies myself, however all the time with a twinge of guilt that I used to be being shallow or useless. That guilt, nevertheless, is seemingly not a priority for almost all of us. Selfies have nicely and really permeated common tradition to, as you will see within the gallery right here, ridiculous ranges.

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You’ll be able to’t cease the selfie

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