selfie

Pronunciation: /ˈsɛlfi/
(also selfy)

noun (plural selfies)

informal

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
Origin:
 

early 21st century: from self + -ie

Definition taken from: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/selfie

My Notes

Selfie has been named 2013’s Word of the Year by Oxford English Dictionary. To be honest, it’s not exactly a new concept as we used to have instant Polaroid cameras with which people used to take photos of themselves!

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