Even our elected officials are not immune to these cyber-temptations. For instance: Mayor Sly James, who sometime in the last month discovered the feature on the iPhone that points the camera back at the user. Quite a bit of technology! James has been flooding the Internet with pictures of his mug ever since.
Don't believe the 62-year-old mayor of a midsized American city would suddenly start channeling the web presence of a college girl who just broke up with her boyfriend? Well.
The taking of a selfie is not necessarily an indication of extreme narcissism or a cry for attention/help. A healthy ratio exists - perhaps one selfie for every 20 photos posted online. James posted all the above photos to his Twitter account in the last 14 days. He's at a one-to-three selfie ratio for the month of June. We're going to need to see a better ratio come election season.
We're not entirely clear on what's behind this development, but here's our best guess: