Claim: Photograph shows a combined above-water and underwater group selfie.
Example: [Collected via Twitter, January 2015]
Best group selfie of 2015 so far. pic.twitter.com/bbTWCZGAec
— Gautam Trivedi (@Gotham3) January 16, 2015
Origins: In January 2015, an image titled “Best Group Selfie Award Goes
While the requirements to win the fictional “Best Group Selfie” award are unknown, the image displayed above would likely have been disqualified for unfairly employing digital manipulation. The man pictured at the front of the photo with his arm outstretched, known henceforth as “selfie-taker,” does not appear in the original image:
Instagram user Luiz Amaral posted the photograph sans “selfie-taker” on