‘Selfie’ of the year?

2013-12-11 08:47

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Paris – US President Barack Obama may have moved the masses attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service with his stirring eulogy, but it was his grinning “selfie” with the Danish and British premiers that set social networks abuzz.

The so-called selfie – short for self-portrait – was quickly picked up by major international news outlets and went viral on social media sites, with many questioning whether the moment of mirth was appropriate for the occasion.

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