Is this the world's worst selfie?

01:04, Dec 05 2013
World's Worst Selfies
According to the New York Post, this woman posed for a selfie with an attempted suicide as her background. Not much more you can say about that.
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Well, I guess it's probably your last chance for a selfie with her.
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The open casket in the background just edges out that polo-shirt as the worst thing about this photo.
World's Worst Selfies
I can't decide if Grindr pics at the Holocaust Memorial are a heartening show of newfound freedom or a massive display of disrespect. Probably the latter.
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Man, what is it with dead relatives always wanting in on the selfies?
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Jeff Mangum is either really mad or really happy with you.
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YOLO.
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Ouch, Kim, ouch.
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No it really really isn't.
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You said you wanted photos during the labour! You didn't say I couldn't be in them!
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If you move your head around, both Diddy's and Mona's eyes follow you.
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Hillary Duff has a kid??? Hillary Duff's kid doesn't like photos??? My whole world is falling down.
World's Worst Selfies
Of all the selfies on this list, this one is probably regretted the most. Along with bulging underwear and 'Danger' texts, pictures like this compeletely sunk Democratic Congressman and New York mayor hopeful Anthony Weiner's political career.

The 21st century selfie obsession has reached a new low after a woman was caught snapping a selfie with a suicidal man in the background.

A group of about 30 people watched as police tried to coax a man down from the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, when one blond woman, thought to be a tourist, pulled out her cellphone and turned her back on the drama.

Some people may have been mistaken for thinking it was all a bit too much for her - until she smiled, posed and snapped a pic of herself.

The New York Post featured the woman on its front page but were unable to get her name as she became camera shy when approached by one of its reporters.

The Daily Mail quoted a witness as saying she had been watching the drama unfold for 25 minutes before she took the picture. "Everyone knew what was going on - there were boats, helicopters," the witness said. 

Police eventually saved the man's life - talking him down from the bridge.

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But the furore over the selfie has just begun, with New York magazine asking whether it is the world's worst.

It's hard to imagine a more tasteless time for a selfie but the people on this page try their best.

Some truly awful pics include people snapping themselves with their dead grandmothers, burning houses and Auschwitz gas chambers in the background.

If that's not morbid enough then there is an entire page dedicated to funeral selfies.

Fairfax Media