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If Seasons Could Talk: Scrooge, Sex, and Selfies

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Me me me?

If selfies are snapshots of me me me, as you state, why are there so many selfies on which the selfie-taker is unrecognizable? Some examples from my website avadenticals.org:

http://www.avadenticals.org/categories/83.-wrapped
http://www.avadenticals.org/categories/116.-things
http://www.avadenticals.org/categories/18.-catmouflage

As a collector of identical twitter avatars - among which are many, many selfies - I am convinced that the selfie is a far more complex (and interesting) social phenomenon than just 'snapshots of me me me'.

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