Earlier this year, sharing selfies on Instagram was linked to living a happier life, though that could also just mean you’re a narcissist Anyway, according to Paris Hilton, she’s the one we have to thank (or blame)

In 2017, Hilton said she invented the selfie with Britney Spears in 2006, and yesterday she took to Twitter to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the historic event”14 years ago Britney Spears and I invented the selfie,” she writes “#LegendsOnly”

While there’s no denying that Hilton and Spears are legends (and that the former likely contributed to the popularity of selfie-taking in the mid-2000s, Blackberry), many have unfortunately disputed his claim to invent the selfie

In her celebratory post, Twitter users cite earlier examples ranging from Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), to Buzz Aldrin’s space selfie in 1966, which was auctioned for over £ 40,000 more early this week

True selfie connoisseurs trace the practice back to 1839, when chemist and photography pioneer Robert Cornelius took a self-portrait by removing the lens cap from his camera and rushing into the But frame. Was he play-to-play with Britney Spears? I didn’t think

Although she can’t remember taking star-studded selfies, Paris Hilton recently worked on her return to music with the new single “I Blame You”, trying herself as an artist and trying to find her way back to music. one of the artists of Banksy false copies of his first album of 2006, Paris

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