What is Selfie Stick ?

Selfie Stick is the name of a photographic accessory that became very popular in Brazil in the second half of 2014. It is a stick on which you place your cell phone, smartphone, camera, in short, in order to take pictures. a self-portrait so that the camera is farther away than if that self-portrait were taken using one’s hand.

With the stick, in English selfie stick , the photo can become more comprehensive and is able to behave more people within the photograph, and thus you can take a different selfie that sounds more modern and current.


Selfie is the same as self-portrait, but since 2014 the word self-portrait has fallen into disuse so to speak and the term selfie has become one of the most popular of the year. The word comes from English, and is a neologism from self-portrait which means precisely self-portrait.

It can be said that what differentiates a selfie from a self-portrait is the fact that a selfie is a photo taken with the intention of being shared on social networks, especially Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Whatsapp.

The word selfie became popular around the world when the 2014 Oscar presenter Ellen DeGeneres called some of the actors and actresses present at the ceremony for a photo that she took and then shared on social networks. The selfie in which names like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper appeared was the most replicated post of the year 2014 on twitter surpassing the mark of 3 million shares.




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