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The unstoppable rise of the selfie

Trends come and go so fast that we often forget when they first invaded our life, and for how long they lasted. The latest photo-craze answers to the name ‘selfie’, a 21st century self-portrait accompanied by an optional pout. You know what we’re on about – the selfie was so prominent in 2013 it was named ‘word of the year’ by the Oxford English Dictionary.

But how did the selfie become so ubiquitous? Are they here to stay? The below infographic from Sony is jam-packed with selfie stats, charting the rise (and rise) of this global phenomenon.


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