Farmers Embrace Social Media With Felfies

Taking a picture of one’s self, generally by cell phone or webcam and uploading it to social media is known as a “selfie.” The word has moved itself into the English vernacular so much so that the Oxford Dictionary named it the 2013 word of the year. But for farmers, there’s a new word — felfie. The felfie is a selfie snapped on the farm. The phenomenon is becoming so popular that blog sites and websites are showing off the photos of farmers posing with their cows, pigs and chickens. It’s also a marketing opportunity for farmers to break down myths and show the importance of the industry. Read more (The Guardian).

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