#SELFIE- The My, Moi, Myself Era
Selfie- Officially named Oxford Dictionaries Word of The Year in 2013. That says something about the 21st century, doesn’t it?
The extra front-facing camera on our mobile phones is making it even easier for us to not look beyond us. Hair not looking good – Hit Delete. Face not captured in good angle – Hit Delete. Somehow being in control of taking our own pictures is bordering narcissism. The passerby at tourist locations who used to be called to take a picture has today gone out business.
There have been quite a few reported deaths recently caused during the act of Selfie experiences. It’s sad that an obsession is going beyond the realm of fun social media activity.