Selfie Olympic 2014 kicks off on Twitter and Instagram

Saturday, 11 January 2014 - 6:08pm IST | Agency: DNA Webdesk
Yes, an actual online event where people contending with fellow netizens with outlandish selfies for retweets and shares

Even as the “Selfie” enters the dictionary of English words, it's popularity refuses to wane. A new trend on Twitter and Instagram, led by Twitter user Selfie Olympic is creating much buzz on the web.

And if selfies weren't already getting on your nerves, you may want to check out the hashtags #selfieolympics and #selfiegame for a barrage of hillarious and creative self taken pictures, mostly by teenagers. 'Selfie Olympic' then retweets some of the best, funniest and most popular of them.

The extent of effort and thought put into some of them makes one silently wonder about the priorities of our generation.

But perhaps the most recent and ridiculous of the lot, is this Selfie allegedly taken minutes after a plane crash in Hawaii:

 

Also read: 'Selfie' beats 'twerk' as word of the year 


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