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5 Selfie Mistakes You Should Definitely Avoid

Selfie, the word has gained more prominence than anything ever. While Barack Obama’s selfie after his victory in the 2012 presidential election received 778,801 retweets within 24 hours, Ellen DeGeneres selfie with stars during the 86th Academy Awards broke the record with over 2.8 million retweets. Selfies have even reached Mars. However, there are still people who take selfies in washrooms, duck face in every selfie and even die while taking one. So, here are five things you should never do while taking a selfie. (All Images: Thinkstock)

Don’t risk your life

Don’t risk your life
Don’t risk your life

This is really sad that we have to tell you that a selfie is not worth your life. It is common size. For a few likes, it is really childish to risk your life. Apparently more people in India die while taking selfie than anywhere else.

Don’t take selfie without any reason

Don’t take selfie without any reason
Don’t take selfie without any reason

There should be some reason to take a selfie. There should an occasion or a reason to share with the world. Nobody is interested in your selfie while sitting on a couch. Selfies should be moments worth sharing or remembering. You cannot take a selfie and post just to grab comments.

Don’t fake a smile

Don’t fake a smile
Don’t fake a smile

You can create a good selfie by faking a smile. It is important to enjoy the moment and feel happy. If you are not in a good mood, don’t get clicked. Selfies will surely know when you are really happy. You can alternatively try this trick. Celebrities, who can never say no to posing, do this. Start thinking of some of your life’s favourite moments and you will immediately get a good smile.

Don’t destroy nature or break rules

Don’t destroy nature or break rules
Don’t destroy nature or break rules

Taking a selfie cannot be the purpose of your life. It cannot be so important that you block the traffic or take one in a religious place. Ensure you understand the sentiments of people.

Don’t force someone to pose with you

Don’t force someone to pose with you
Don’t force someone to pose with you

You will often find people posing with pets or forcing their kids to pose with them. Some even pose with strangers in the background. Always ask permission before taking a selfie with someone. And if your child is refusing to pose, give him or her break.

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