Yes, that is depressing; we don't even know how to be depressed anymore. Sign up for free newsletters and get more CNBC delivered to your inbox. I tweeted a photo of all the functions available on a public toilet in Japan though, technically, you don't see me in the photo, but you get the picture, if you know what I mean. An article from New Zealand teaches us there are five places where you should not take selfies , including holocaust memorials, especially when you're smiling and giving a thumbs up. I, like so many others, need to step away from the "send" and "share" buttons.
Andrea. Age: 22.
I've posted selfies looking my absolute worst all done up in foil under a hair dryer at the salon.
Cecilia. Age: 31.
Kate Durbin ::: ‘Hello!Selfie NYC’
One other suggestion: don't take a selfie dressed up as a robber before you go out and allegedly commit robbery, like these two teenage girls did. There is tedium in every social medium to the point where even death becomes boring. So proud he may rise up from the dead and slap you. A collection of strangely un-sad Instagrams, Tweets, and Facebook posts have been gathered together at a Tumblr blog naturally called "Selfies at Funerals. If that's the case, the problem with Internet mourning far predates the Internet: People have been putting their sadness on display—wearing black, holding ceremonies—since the ancient Greeks first hired mourners to tear out their hair at funerals.