Thursday, November 21, 2013
A Digital Imaging Story - Selfie is Oxford's Word of the Year!
Among a range of competitors, from binge-watching to Bitcoin, and from showrooming to twerking, "selfie" has won out as the Oxford Dictionary's "word of the year", according to coverage in The Guardian. The noun describes a self-shot digital portrait, typically from a smartphone camera. The Google Trends report above, shows that while "selfie" may not be the most popular of the terms based on headlines, it's coming on strong!