The selfie has become the ultimate symbol of the narcissistic age. You might doubt this but this is really true. If selfies are simply an exercise to store our private memories, then why do we feel such a pressing need to share them with hundreds and thousands of friends online?
But have you ever wondered how the term ‘selfie’ came?
Well, the 36-year-old socialite, Paris Hilton, believes that she started this revolution. Time and again, Hilton had taken credit for inventing the selfie and now again, she tweeted that she and Britney Spears discovered this concept 11 years ago.
You heard it right, guys. Paris Hilton claimed this on Twitter. This is what she said,
11 years ago today, Me & Britney invented the selfie! pic.twitter.com/1byOU5Gp8J
— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) November 19, 2017
Just when she uploaded this photo, Twitterati trolled him and made her realize her caption is as dim-witted as her. This is what they said,
1910 one of the first mirror selfies pic.twitter.com/YU7QKNQXo8
— iLoveRoses9 (@love_roses9) November 19, 2017
— 🖤739 (@739California) November 19, 2017
IM SORRY BUT pic.twitter.com/Rvd7JEa0g0
— jolly ol laura claus (@space_orphan) November 19, 2017
oh realy because heres kramer inventing the selfie in 1995 pic.twitter.com/dtmR0Kh3lP
— Seinfeld Current Day (@Seinfeld2000) November 19, 2017
George Harrison. 1966. pic.twitter.com/NclJMIpoK6
— George MacDonald (@geomac24) November 19, 2017
You are obviously wrong! I took this selfie with a dinosaur millions of years ago.. A little bit earlier, I think.. pic.twitter.com/l8PQNWGFV0
— Alessandro Gambato (@AleGambato) November 21, 2017
Errrr, Mr Bean beat you by 20 years pic.twitter.com/RpkcaIdjZb
— Brétt Mendöza (@BrettMendoza) November 21, 2017
The clueless Paris Hilton learned something new today.