So the folks at Oxford English Dictionary just named “selfie” the 2013 word of the year. A self-portrait usually taken with a smartphone, cell phone or webcam and then shared on social media, the use of the term selfie reportedly jumped by 17,000 percent this year compared with last.
But that doesn’t mean that everyone does the selfie right! How many times have you cringed in horror at a friend or stranger’s selfie, or instantly regretted posting a selfie of your own. To help prevent bad selfie moments, here are our 10 tips for how to take a great selfie.