Word on the Street: Selfies

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment. (March 25, 2014 2:24 PM)

The word "selfie" was the word of the year in 2013, and Bronx residents are explaining why the phrase has taken off.

One resident says a selfie is indicative of involvement with a location or activity, making people more likely to use it.

Another neighbor says the selfie allows viewers to see the person taking the picture, which develops a connection.

Researchers from the Georgia...

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