Obituary: selfies 1900-2013

Rhian Lubin & Grace Vielma
Life

Selfies, the self-portrait photographs popularized by camera phones, have died after Ed Miliband said they were his “new thing”.

It’s the final nail in the coffin – now that cringey Cameron and pleb Miliband have killed the selfie, it’s time to commemorate the best self-taken snaps of the year. It might be all over, but in a final farewell, we bring you the best selfies of 2013.

ย The Healthie

Oh, do you work out? Why not tell everyone about it by posting a Healthie?

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#gym #workout #nomakeup

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Just another sesh

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Post 5k pout

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‘Look natural’

The Teenage Selfie

Scroll back to your Facebook page from 2008. A world of embarrassment awaits you. And no, you weren’t being ironic.

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Deep in thought…

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The Great Public Toilet selfie of 2009

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The inquisitive brow

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This Facebook profile pic was captioned ‘grumps’

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“Just us xoxox”

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Hard at work <3

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Kewl

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Candid

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The duckface actually began in 2008

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The classic hair fluff

The Pet Selfie

The cutest selfie of them all. Grab the cat or dog and get snapping.

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Home sweet home ๐Ÿ™‚

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Just chillin’ wiv ma gerbil

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Hard pup-life

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Kitty love xxx

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Back with the bestie

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The horsie

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Grumpy cat

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Your pet might not be as enthusiastic as you.

The Uglie

This type of selfie shot to fame earlier this year – the uglier you make yourself, the more fun you’ll look.

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The toad

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The ugly step sisters

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The corpse

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The fatbooth

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The thumb

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The puffafish

The Wealthie

For those who’ve got the cash to splash and want the world to know it.

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All I see is $ign$

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Rolling in it

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Ballin’

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Bubbly with the girls

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Another day another dollar

The Edgie

A fairly obvious one, really. Just you, getting your edge on. Kooool.

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Make it black and white for extra edge

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I’m all about peace

Why smoke one rollie when you can smoke two?

Why smoke one rollie when you can smoke two?

What's edgier than rollies? Pencils

What’s edgier than rollies? Pencils

The Fam Selfie

Selfies with the rellies.

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Dad is clearly unimpressed

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Get your grandad involved too!

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Family fun in the car- a selfie is essential.

ย The Stealthie

A little bit creepy, but there’s a selfie for when others are sleeping, blissfully unaware…

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Busted

The Grannie

These are very popular at the mo. Get ya granny on board

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Unimpressed gran

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Confused gran

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Sefie

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Happy gran

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Hipster gran

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Legend

The Legsie

Face not up to snapping standards today? Take a boring picture of your legs instead.

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#gymsesh

Long day ๐Ÿ™

The Celebritie

Celebs manage to pull off a flawless selfie. You just look like a fool.

As bootylicious as Kimmy K

As bootylicious as Kimmy K

Is that you Niall?

Cara Delevigne eat your heart out

The Elfie

A seasonal spin on the classic – the cringier the christmas jumper the better.

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A right pudding

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‘Look how excited for Christmas I am!’

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Check out my snazzy jumper

You'll find me under the mistletoe ladies

You’ll find me under the mistletoe ladies

The Lecture Selfie

Lectures are boring. Let’s take selfies!

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Suffering #9am

Lecture fun

Leccy bants

The Belfie

Found yourself in Belfast? Put a Northern Irish twist on your selfie.

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Man vs. food belfie

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Victoria square belfie

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A key place to visit

Albert clockie

An albert clockie

 

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