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Twitter: 2014 is the year of the "selfie"

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2014 is the year of the selfie, according to social media website Twitter. The website claims the word's popped up in tweets 92 million times within the past year, which is a 500% increase in mentions from the year before.

It's not just the word that's been mentioned, though, the most re-tweeted tweet from 2014 was a selfie from the Oscars which included celebs like Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and others.

The top five other trending tweets from the last year were the World Cup, "Bring-Back-Our-Girls", Indy-Ref, The Hong Kong Protests and "Black-Lives-Matter."

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