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selfie

A slang term used to describe a photo that is taken of oneself for the purpose of uploading it to social networking sites  and image sharing websites, such as Facebook, Instagram or Imgur. To take a selfie, the right or left arm is extended with the camera held backwards. The selfie shows the person's arm is shown extended in front holding the camera or smartphone device.







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