How Did Instagram Commemorate Selfie, Oxford Dictionaries’ 2013 Word Of The Year?

The 2013 Oxford Dictionaries word of the year is “selfie,” and Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram said the #selfie hashtag has been used more than 57 million times by its users.

The 2013 Oxford Dictionaries word of the year is “selfie,” and Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram said the #selfie hashtag has been used more than 57 million times by its users.

Instagram also shared some highlights of instances of the #selfie hashtag, including:

The first-ever recorded use of #selfie.

More than 1.06 million likes for this Justin Bieber selfie.

@mrpimpgoodgame, the “king of selfies,” who has more than 110,000 followers (pictured above).

Pet selfies.

#tbt/#throwbackthursday selfies.

And even a selfie Instagram account.

Readers: Have you ever taken and posted selfies to Instagram, Facebook, or other social networks?


david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
Publish date: November 20, 2013 https://stage.adweek.com/digital/instagram-selfies/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT
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