“Selfie” is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year

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Selfie (also selfy) has been named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries editors, after the frequency of its usage increased by 17,000% over the past 12 months.

Selfie [noun] means:

“a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website

occasional selfies are acceptable, but posting a new picture of yourself every day isn’t necessary” ODO, 2013

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