Sure, it was a little gimmicky, but it should have come as no surprise last month that Oxford Dictionaries chose “selfie” as its word of the year for 2013.
The word, which Oxford defines as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website,” is one example of how we’re currently using social media and why those who try to avoid it can find it vacuous and time-wasting.
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