From article: There’s a mania for sharing self-taken photographs online. But why? asks Charissa Coulthard.
The first self-portrait photograph is thought to have been taken by camera pioneer Robert Cornelius in 1839, but whether or not it’s a true “selfie” is debatable….
A search on photo sharing app Instagram retrieves over 23 million photos uploaded with the hashtag #selfie, and a whopping 51 million with the hashtag #me.