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National Selfie Day

Get ready to take the best selfie ever and show off your unique style - it's National Selfie Day! Share your pics with friends and have fun!
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June 21
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Celebrate National Selfie Day on June 21 with a smile! This day has been around since 2014 and celebrates the power of self-expression through selfies. People all over the world use selfies to capture special moments, make memories, share stories and spread positivity. So don't be shy - grab your phone or camera and get ready for some serious selfie action!

History of National Selfie Day

National Selfie Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1839</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Ever Selfie</div><div class='timeline-text'>Robert Cornelius, an American pioneer in photography, produced a daguerreotype of himself in 1839 which is one of the first photographs of a human.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Camera Phones Introduction</div><div class='timeline-text'>The introduction of camera phones began the modern era of instant digital photography, paving the way for the selfie to become a global phenomenon.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Selfie Goes Online</div><div class='timeline-text'>The term "selfie" was first used on Flickr, an image and video hosting website, making it an online jargon.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Instagram Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>With the launch of Instagram, selfies reach new levels of popularity due the platform's photo sharing focus.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Oxford English Dictionary Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>"Selfie" is named as the word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary, establishing its place in the English language.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Selfie Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>DJ Rick McNeely founded National Selfie Day on June 21, celebrating self-expression through digital self-portraiture.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Selfie Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a selfie tour</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Go to all your favorite places in town and take a selfie at each one. It's a great way to capture memories and have fun while doing it.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a photo collage</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather all your selfies from the past year and create a photo collage with them. You can print it out and hang it up on your wall or share it online with your friends.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Share silly selfies</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take some funny selfies with your friends and post them online. Use funny props or make funny faces for an extra laugh.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a selfie party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a fun night of taking selfies. Have everyone bring their phones and make sure there are plenty of props available.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on an adventure</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Pack your things and go on an adventure! Visit new places, explore new sights, and take lots of selfies along the way.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Selfie Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Selfies are fun</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Despite the occasional selfie-shaming, taking selfies can be a lot of fun! It's a great way to express yourself and let your creativity shine. Plus, it's nice to have a little reminder that captures how you were feeling that day - whether it's silly, serious, or somewhere in between!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Selfies help us stay connected</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Social media has made it easier than ever to document our lives and share them with family and friends who are far away. With just one click, we can keep in touch no matter the distance and post cute selfies for everyone to see!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Selfie Day is a chance to celebrate yourself</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>With all the everyday demands of life sometimes it’s hard to find time for self love. National Selfie Day is a fun way to take a break from the humdrum and give yourself some appreciation. Take as many selfies as you want and remind yourself that you deserve some recognition too.</p></div></div>

5 Smiling Facts for National Selfie Day

National Selfie Day FAQs

When is National Selfie Day?

National Selfie Day is celebrated on June 21st every year. In 2024 National Selfie Day will occur on a Friday.

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