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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Denise Calnan: Don't fall foul of the 'belfie' trend

Rosanna Davison shared this photo from her holidays in Mauritius. (Instagram/Rosanna Davison)
Rosanna Davison shared this photo from her holidays in Mauritius. (Instagram/Rosanna Davison)
Lea Michele posted this 'belfie' of her holidaying in Mexico. (Instagram/Lea Michele)
Kim Kardashian recently posted this 'belfie' before a workout. (Instagram/KimKardashian)
Kim Kardashian posted this 'belfie' to show her post-pregnancy weight loss. (Instagram/Kim Kardashian)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Definition: ‘Belfie’ - A ‘bottom selfie’, a self-portrait photo focusing on the bottom, usually posted by female celebrities on social media networks.

Anyone not acquainted with the Twitters, Instagrams, Snapchats and Facebooks of this modern world could be somewhat bemused by the above definition. And understandably so.

Photo-sharing social network Instagram is choc-a-block full of photo trends.

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