So long Selfie…


good thoughts here, but we do need to put self aside and work for Him and others

Walter Bright

The word “Selfie” first popped up in an Australian chat room on September 13, 2002, to describe an undignified scene.  For years after its birth, “selfie” crept through the web largely unnoticed. But in 2012, the word of the year began its ascent to digital fame. By August 2013, Oxford proclaimed it a real English-language word and gave it a place in the dictionary — but that was merely a stepping stone to lingual infamy. “Selfie” beat out seven competitors, including “twerk,” “schmeat” (synthetically produced meat) and “bitcoin” for the Word of the Year crown.

What is the meaning of “Selfie?” Selfie is:

“A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smart phone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.”

I often thought it was something that kids did until I saw Presidents and Heads of state do it at a funeral. Sorry, I did not…

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2 responses to “So long Selfie…

  1. Thank you for sharing this – I am honored!

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