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Scotch Tape Selfies: Newest Trend On Facebook

Scotch Tape Selfies: Newest Trend On Facebook

Scotch Tape Selfies: Newest Trend On Facebook

People have begin wrapping their faces in scotch tape in what is probably the newest and weirdest trend on Facebook. After wrapping their faces up with clear tape and funnily distorting features, they take a selfies and share it with their friends.

“Sellofie” was first heard in 2012 when Wes Naman, an artist, had the same idea of taking portraits of people whose faces had been distorted with scotch tape. His photos have higher qualities and are not selfies, but the idea was all the same. Now, it has spread as a selfie trend. The 21-year-old Brighton University student Lizzie Durley started the Sellotape Selfie Facebook page after laughing at a scene in Yes Man in which Jim Carrey wrapped his own face. Now, her Facebook page has more than 120,000 likes and receives hundreds of submissions from enthusiastic selfie-takers every day.

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