Snapping a photo of yourself is now a competitive activity.
We’re not sure just which Internet wormhole it crawled out of or how its weird momentum got rolling, but there’s a sport of sorts called the Selfie Olympics currently trending on Twitter.
Sorry, make that the #SelfieOlympics
The premise is simple. Take the Oxford Dictionaries’ official 2013 word of the year (that’s “selfie”) and combine it with one of the most anticipated sporting events of 2014 (that’s the Winter Olympics). Mash those two together and you get some of the most elaborate, extreme and downright random selfies to hit the web. (Fair warning: A search of the hashtag does turn up a couple NSFW photos.) Read more…