Some young people might hesitate to lean their heads together for selfies after headlines trumpeted a possible link between selfies and head lice this week. But in Sweden, young people are snapping group selfies with abandon -- and apparently little concern for itchiness -- to make a political statement.
It's part of a campaign by the Social Democratic Youth League (SSU) aimed at promoting a sense of community and shared responsibility. The SSU is touting a far lesser-known buzzword for its effort: wefie (notice the presence of the "we" there).
"Sefies are so 2013," a page for the campaign reads. "This year, there are far more important subjects. Friendship. Community. Solidarity. If you want to see more 'we' and less 'me' in society -- take a wefie (it's like a selfie but together with friends). Because if you find another angle, there's room for more." … Read more