Thumbs-up at a Holocaust memorial: a clear breach of selfie etiquette

Arwa Mahdawi, http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/blog/, Aug 30, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

In an interesting exploration of culture clash, the Guardian takes a look at the phenomenon of 'selfies' - photos taken of oneself using a mobile phone extended at arm's length - taken in inappropriate places, like a Holocaust memorial. I appreciated the historical perspective, as the author describes Victorian selfie daguerrotypes taken with dead people.

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