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Updated 3:18 PM ET, Thu December 11, 2014
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Host Ellen DeGeneres takes a moment to orchestrate a selfie with a group of movie stars at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 2. Actor Bradley Cooper, seen in the foreground, was holding the phone at the time. "If only Bradley's arm was longer," DeGeneres tweeted. "Best photo ever." It became the most retweeted post of all time. twitter/theellenshow
A boy in Belfast, Northern Ireland, takes a selfie in front of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday, June 24. Peter Macdiarmid/Pool/Getty Images
Pop star Lady Gaga and a four-legged friend take a photo together on Wednesday, July 9. "It's time to Party in Toronto," she wrote on Instagram. "I have had the BEST time here." from instagram
Actor LaVar Burton, bottom, snaps a selfie with other former "Star Trek" stars, including Sir Patrick Stewart and William Shatner, during an event in Chicago on Sunday, August 24. FROM MOBY PICTURE
Cyclist Alberto Contador gives a thumbs-up while fan Katie Holroyde takes a selfie Saturday, July 5, at the start of the Tour de France in Leeds, England. One of the Tour's charms has been allowing fans to get close to the action for free, but some cyclists this year have complained about fans taking selfies and not paying attention to the dangers they pose. courtesy katie holroyde
NASA released a selfie of the Mars rover Curiosity on Tuesday, June 24. The selfie, a composite of dozens of images captured in April and May, celebrated a full Martian year -- 687 days -- since the rover's touchdown on the Red Planet. See more photos of the Mars rover Curiosity NASA
Actor Jon Hamm takes a selfie with his wax figure after it was unveiled Friday, May 9, at Madame Tussauds in New York. Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
Recording artists Demi Lovato, left, and Taylor Swift take a selfie at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 24. Lovato posted the selfie to her Instagram account. Kravitz/MTV1415/FilmMagic/GETTY Images
A man takes a selfie as Tioga Pass, ridden by Luke Morris, passes by him during a race at the Goodwood Racecourse near Chichester, England, on Friday, May 23. J.Herbert/Action Images/ZUMAPRESS.com
Russian daredevils Alexander Remnev, left, and Volodya Sidorov take a selfie Thursday, January 30, after scaling the Princess Tower, a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. CATERS NEWS
German soccer player Lukas Podolski gets a kiss from teammate Bastian Schweinsteiger as they celebrate their World Cup victory Sunday, July 13, in Rio de Janeiro. Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in extra time for the country's fourth World Cup title. FROM TWITTER
A protester takes a selfie in front of a burning car in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday, November 6. Tens of thousands of demonstrators converged on the Belgian capital to protest government policies that would extend the pension age, contain wages and cut into public services. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP
Funnyman Stephen Colbert, left, takes a selfie with David Letterman on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Tuesday, April 22. It was Colbert's first visit to the show since CBS announced Colbert would succeed Letterman when Letterman retires in 2015. Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via Getty Images
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden posted the first selfie to his new Instagram account on Wednesday, April 16 -- and it was with President Barack Obama. The White House Twitter account also posted the photo with a simple caption: "Pals." See more photos of the Obama-Biden partnership FROM INSTAGRAM
Journalist Ernest Owens tweeted a selfie with actress Amy Adams on Friday, June 27. "Told @InsideEdition why Amy Adams was classy for giving up her 1st class seat to the soldier sitting next to me!" he wrote. from twitter
Actor Norman Reedus, right, posted a selfie with actor Chris Hemsworth on Tuesday, March 11. FROM INSTAGRAM
Hossam Antikka and his friends, plus a camel, smile for a selfie in Giza, Egypt, on Wednesday, October 1. Hossam Antikka
Actress Michelle Rodriguez posted this photo of her and her "Fast and Furious" co-star Vin Diesel on Thursday, July 10. They just finished shooting the seventh movie in the successful film franchise. "Ride or Die through thick and thin 15 yrs later surreal to think we made it through such a tough painful production," she wrote on her Instagram account. from instagram
Three acid attack victims, Laxmi, Rupa and Ritu, take a selfie Friday, June 20, for the Stop Acid Attacks campaign: "Together we can eliminate this social evil. ... Help us succeed in our fight to end #AcidViolence in India." FROM FACEBOOK
A fan takes a selfie with "Grumpy Cat," the Internet celebrity famous for her perpetual scowl, on Friday, June 27, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce, is the official "spokescat" for Friskies cat food and its award show for the best original cat videos. Bret Hartman/AP Images for Friskies
A worker takes a selfie before removing a Ukrainian flag that was attached by protesters atop a Stalin-era skyscraper in Moscow on Wednesday, August 20. Protesters scaled the skyscraper and painted the Soviet star in the national colors of Ukraine. The dangerous prank, which set Russian social networking sites abuzz, drew a harsh response from the police. Ilya Varlamov/AP
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, left, poses for a photo with, from right, journalist Laura Poitras, journalist Glenn Greenwald and Greenwald's husband, David Michael Miranda. Miranda posted the selfie to his Facebook page on Thursday, May 22. Greenwald was the journalist who broke the Snowden story last year. from facebook
Alexander Gerst, an astronaut with the European Space Agency, takes a selfie during a spacewalk Thursday, October 9, outside the International Space Station. NASA/Rex Features
Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a mother and her child Saturday, November 8, in Vatican City. CLAUDIO PERI/EPA/Getty Images
Actress Jennifer Lawrence, right, poses with fan Chelsea Boyce at the release of the latest "Hunger Games" movie Monday, November 17, in Los Angeles. Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Actor James Franco snaps a selfie with host Jimmy Fallon on a "Tonight Show" episode Monday, July 28. D.Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
"Got a chemical peel to look more sexier," tweeted comedian Roseanne Barr on Tuesday, November 25. "Joked about tussling Cosby." from twitter
Comedian Bob Saget, right, posted a selfie with his former "Full House" co-star John Stamos on Saturday, June 28. "Sunset Stamos selfie," he wrote on Instagram. from instagram
Rapper Wiz Khalifa tweeted this "jail selfie" on Sunday, May 25. According to TMZ, he was arrested at a Texas airport after a "green leafy substance" was found during a security check. MTV reported that he was released after a few hours and charged with being in possession of 0.5 grams of marijuana. from twitter
London Mayor Boris Johnson, third from left, and British Prime Minister David Cameron, third from right, take selfies with locals as they campaign in London on Monday, May 12. Cameron told the London Evening Standard that the selfie craze these days makes campaigning take longer. "You can be walking down the street for a chat, but until you've got the selfie out of the way people aren't ready to talk," he said. STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images
Guests dressed in period costumes pose for a selfie Saturday, June 28, at a ball held in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles in Versailles, France. JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images
Television host Ellen DeGeneres dumps a bucket of ice water on Kim Kardashian during an episode of "Ellen" that aired Tuesday, September 9. It was part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a social media campaign that has been raising awareness and money to fight Lou Gehrig's disease, which is also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. From the Ellen Degeneres Show
Giancarlo Stanton, an All-Star baseball player with the Miami Marlins, posted photos of himself after a pitch hit him in the face Thursday, September 11, in Milwaukee. "Making huge progress!!" he wrote on Instagram. "Want to thank everyone who has played a part in my recovery process. Your kind messages, thoughts & prayers have meant the world to me." from instagram
A group of women takes selfies with actor Tom Cruise on Thursday, July 31 -- Ladies Day at the Goodwood horse races in Chichester, England. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Tourists take a selfie as demonstrators burn a trash container during a May Day rally in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, May 1. May Day is also known as International Workers' Day, and tens of thousands of workers in European cities marked the occasion with a mix of anger and gloom over austerity measures meant to contain the eurozone debt crisis. Manu Fernandez/AP
A tomato is about to hit two women as they take a selfie during a tomato fight in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Sunday, September 14. The event was marketed as a protest of Russia's boycott of European produce. Peter Dejong/AP
Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly, right, snaps a selfie with retiring New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter before Jeter played the final game of his career Sunday, September 28, in Boston. Kelly tweeted the photo with the hashtags #RE2PECT and #2ELFIE in honor of Jeter's jersey number. See photos from Jeter's 20-year career from twitter
Michael Jordan, basketball legend and principal owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, snapped a selfie Tuesday, October 28, to confirm that he was taking over the team's Twitter account for the day. "Yes, it's really me doing this #MJTakeover," he wrote. from twitter
"Is this what Beyonce was singing about?" asked actress Lena Dunham in this early morning selfie posted to Instagram on Friday, August 29. She was referring to the "I woke up like this" line from Beyonce's song "Flawless." FROM INSTAGRAM
Television personality George Kourounis takes a selfie at Ambrym, a volcanic island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, August 27. "Volcano #selfie. When normal selfies are not extreme enough!" he tweeted. From Twitter
Actress Portia de Rossi, left, tweeted this beach selfie of her and her wife, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, on Saturday, November 29. They were celebrating 10 years together as a couple. from twitter
Two of the world's biggest pop stars -- Katy Perry, left, and Adele -- appear in a selfie that was posted to Perry's Instagram account on Wednesday, May 28. It was taken while Perry was in London for her Prismatic World Tour. "...And on the 2nd LDN show the Queen graced me with her presence," Perry wrote. from instagram
Actress Angelina Jolie tries to take pictures with fans as she attends the Tokyo premiere of her movie "Maleficent" on Monday, June 23. See the life of Angelina Jolie YUYA SHINO/REUTERS/LANDOV
Women take a selfie as they attend a soccer match in Al Ain, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, September 30. KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images
A woman takes a selfie in front of army soldiers standing guard in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday, May 20. A couple of days later, Thailand's military declared it had taken control of the country in a coup. D.Pignatelli/Bloomberg via Getty Images
German actor Julian Stoeckel takes a selfie with Austrian singer Conchita Wurst, right, during a gala in Berlin on Friday, June 20. Wurst, the onstage drag persona of Thomas Neuwirth, won this year's Eurovision Song Contest. CLEMENS BILAN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
A woman poses for a selfie between two soldiers in Beijing on Wednesday, October 1. It was China's National Day, a holiday that marks the republic's founding. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry takes a selfie with a group of students in Jakarta, Indonesia, before delivering a speech on climate change on Sunday, February 16. Evan Vucci/AP
People walk around a partially inflated hot-air balloon Sunday, July 27, at the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Readington, New Jersey. Mel Evans/AP
Aaron Schneider, an Iraq War veteran, snapped this shot after he rescued a beagle that he saw get hit by a car on Interstate 470 in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Schneider crossed several lanes of traffic to get the dog to safety, and he later took it to get medical care, according to KMBC. The dog was expected to recover from its injuries. bluepearl
A visitor lies down to take a selfie on the new glass floor of Paris' Eiffel Tower on Friday, October 3. The transparent walkway offers dramatic views 187 feet in the air. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images
A woman takes a selfie in Washington as a helicopter carrying U.S. President Barack Obama takes off from the White House on Thursday, June 26. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Jennifer Atkins and Susan Justin take a selfie before a mass wedding was held in Toronto on Thursday, June 26. Steve Russell/TORONTO STAR/GETTY IMAGES
At the Country Music Awards on Wednesday, November 5, singer Brad Paisley announced the sex of Carrie Underwood's baby. It appears Underwood and her husband, hockey player Mike Fisher, are having a boy. Later that night, Paisley, right, tweeted this selfie with Garth Brooks. "Wanna see my Garth selfie just before I let the cat out of the bag?" he asked. "Lil' Garth Fisher. Just sayin'!" from twitter
An underwater photographer gets a selfie with a sea turtle Wednesday, September 17, off the coast of Tenerife, one of Spain's Canary Islands. SN/Landov
The Dalai Lama poses for a selfie during an event in Hamburg, Germany, on Sunday, August 24. Bodo Marks/picture-alliance/dpa/AP
Teacher Cathy Johnson pauses to take a selfie with graduates of South Brunswick High School on Saturday, June 14, in Bolivia, North Carolina. Mike Spencer/The Wilson Times/AP
Television personality Andy Cohen posted this selfie with Monica Lewinsky, center, and "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes on Thursday, November 6. They were celebrating Cohen's latest book, "The Andy Cohen Diaries," at the home of CNN's Anderson Cooper. Cohen is an executive producer on "The Real Housewives" franchise. FROM INSTAGRAM
Actor Vin Diesel attends a "Guardians of the Galaxy" premiere in London on Thursday, July 24 Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images
Actors Mark Ruffalo (curly hair) and Leonardo DiCaprio (sunglasses) join the People's Climate March in New York on Sunday, September 21. Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan as they urged policymakers to take global action on climate change. Craig Ruttle/AP
Volunteer Nisreen Shawa uses her phone to take a photo with displaced Palestinian children at a United Nations school in Gaza City on Thursday, August 7. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP
A Native American dancer takes a selfie Friday, June 13, in front of U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and first lady Michelle Obama at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Jerry Burnes/Williston Herald/AP
Actress Emma Watson tweeted this selfie after graduating from Brown University on Sunday, May 25. The "Harry Potter" star received a degree in English literature. from twitter
Actor Ricky Gervais takes a selfie with some of his "Muppets Most Wanted" co-stars at the movie's premiere Tuesday, March 11, in Hollywood. MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS/LANDOV
A pilot with the Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 Demo Team posted this photo from the cockpit on Sunday, June 8. To the pilot's left is a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first for Dutch airline Arke. FROM FACEBOOK
Peter Foster and Gillian Kirby take a selfie on the second day of the Royal Ascot horse-racing event Wednesday, June 18, in Ascot, England. SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS/LANDOV
Tourists kiss in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Friday, May 16. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS/LANDOV
Fans take selfies Monday, August 4, as actor Wesley Snipes, right, arrives for the world premiere of "The Expendables 3" in London. PAUL HACKETT/Reuters/LANDOV
Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari poked fun at the Emmy awards by posting this selfie on Tuesday, August 26, with the message, "Best Cheeseburger in a Drama MiniSeries. #InnOutInTuxedos." from instagram
Singer Olly Murs, right, takes a selfie with One Direction's Harry Styles on Saturday, November 15. FROM INSTAGRAM
The Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft is seen behind a man taking a selfie Monday, May 26, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz launched three men to the International Space Station. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS/LANDOV
A pro-Russian rebel takes a selfie at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Monday, July 21. The passenger plane was shot down in Donetsk, Ukraine, killing all 298 people aboard. Many questions -- including who shot the plane and why -- remain unanswered. Petr Shelomovskiy/Barcroft Media/Landov
A man takes a selfie Friday, July 11, as he participates in the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. The bull run, a 400-year tradition, is part of the San Fermin festival. But according to the city's new rules, carrying any device to record video or take pictures is prohibited because it could distract the runner and endanger others. RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
Actor Paul Rudd, left, snaps a selfie with members of the Kansas City Royals after the baseball team won the American League Championship Series on Wednesday, October 15. The Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles in four games to advance to the World Series. Denny Medley/USA TODAY Sports
Models take selfies Saturday, August 9, during the Festival of Fashion and Arts for Peace in Juba, South Sudan. ANDREEA CAMPEANU/Reuters/LANDOV
A skier takes a selfie atop Aibga Ridge in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, February 5. Sochi hosted the Winter Olympics later that month. See more photos from the Winter Olympics XINHUA/LANDOV
Two girls with red hair take a selfie in front of a picture while taking part in "Redhead Days" in Breda, Netherlands, on Sunday, September 7. "Redhead Days" is celebrated annually in the Dutch city, offering music, a fashion show, art exhibitions and other cultural events from and for the red-haired community. ARIE KIEVIT/EPA/LANDOV
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, second from left, poses in front of the Golden Temple, a Sikh holy shrine, during a visit to Amritsar, India, on Saturday, November 15. Haley's parents are Indian immigrants. Prabhjot Gill/AP
A girl takes a selfie in front of people setting off fireworks during a festival in Sitges, Spain, on Saturday, August 23. Matthias Oesterle/ZUMA Wire/ZUMAPRESS.com
Miley Cyrus was excited about Jesse Helt escorting her to the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 24. She posted their picture on social media with the caption "My date :) #jesse #myfriendsplace #mtvVMAs2014." Helt, who said he was homeless, accepted one of Cyrus' awards "on behalf of the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youths in the United States who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now." FROM INSTAGRAM
A U.S. service member takes a selfie Wednesday, September 17, after President Barack Obama, left, gave a speech at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. James Borchuck/Tampa Bay Times/ZUMA Wire
A family takes a selfie together during the Beirut Bike Festival in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sunday, September 21. More than 1,000 motorcycling enthusiasts took part in the event, which organizers say promotes safe and legal motorcycling habits in Lebanon. STRINGER/REUTERS/LANDOV
Singer Selena Gomez takes a selfie with fans Wednesday, October 22, at the We Day youth empowerment event in Vancouver, British Columbia. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images
Rapper Drake, left, snaps a photo with football star Johnny Manziel, right, on Sunday, June 15. "Aggie life," he wrote, referring to Manziel's school, Texas A&M. FROM INSTAGRAM
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses with pop star Justin Bieber after defeating Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 3. Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/ Getty Images
"Almost broke off my arm during a show last week," actor Neil Patrick Harris said in this selfie he posted to Instagram on Tuesday, July 15. "Gots the bruises to prove it. Hedwig's outta control. #battlescars." Harris was referring to the Broadway show "Hedwig and the Angry Itch." FROM INSTAGRAM
A supporter of Pakistani politician Imran Khan sticks out her tongue while taking a selfie during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Saturday, August 23. B.K. Bangash/AP
Actress Carmen Electra, left, and socialite Paris Hilton pose for a selfie Wednesday, September 10, during The Blonds collection show at New York Fashion Week. JASON SZENES/EPA/LANDOV
Former soccer star David Beckham takes a selfie with his children before his wife's fashion show in New York on Sunday, February 9. ERIC THAYER/REUTERS/LANDOV
A protester snaps a selfie in front of police during the Million Mask March in London on Wednesday, November 5. The protest, organized by the activist group Anonymous, was said to be against austerity and the infringement of human rights. Mike Kemp/In Pictures/Corbis
A woman and child take a selfie while interacting with one of the light displays at the "Illuminus" art display in Boston on Saturday, October 25. CJ GUNTHER/EPA/LANDOV
A protester takes a selfie in front of a police line during a demonstration outside the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday, October 10. Emotions have run high in the St. Louis suburb since Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in August. Protests intensified in November after a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Actress Kaley Cuoco posted this picture of herself on Saturday, July 19. She said on Instagram that it was a "hair/makeup test" for her upcoming film "Burning Bodhi." "So fun playing someone so different," she wrote. From instagram
Student activist Joshua Wong snaps a photo next to a pro-Beijing activist who had been shouting slogans at him while he handed out flyers in Hong Kong on Sunday, November 16. Wong founded the pro-democracy student group Scholarism. His goal is to pressure China into giving Hong Kong full universal suffrage. Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images
A runner stops to take a selfie Sunday, November 2, as he crosses the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the start of the New York City Marathon. Jason DeCrow/AP
A visitor of Moscow's Solyanka Gallery gets a selfie in front of a Sheldon Cooper portrait on Monday, November 17. Cooper, played by actor Jim Parsons, is one of the main characters on the hit television show "The Big Bang Theory." Sergei Savostyanov/ITAR-TASS/Landov
Extreme close-up! Actor Mike Myers harkens back to his "Wayne's World" days as he takes a selfie with guests at the Hollywood Film Awards on Friday, November 14. KEVORK DJANSEZIAN/REUTERS/LANDOV
The boy band One Direction tweeted this selfie Monday, June 30, after performing at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. The band wrote, "Milan, that was all sorts of epic!" from twitter