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'Selfie' was the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year in 2013

Infographic: a closer look at ‘selfie’

Earlier today we announced that the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013 is ‘selfie’. Explore the infographic below to learn more about this year’s Word of the Year and track its evolution from a social media buzzword to mainstream shorthand for a self-portrait photograph.

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High Res Infographic Selfie Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013 (2)

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