It’s been called the greatest photo of the Olympic games—yet it involves exactly zero athletes. Here it is:
A woman attempting to take a picture at a hockey game in Sochi today. This may be one of my favorite pics ever. pic.twitter.com/x2X20ebCdq— Bryan Wood (@bryanwx) February 13, 2014
Accidental Sochi Selfie Grandma.
The original tweet has gone viral, and there are a few remixes out there gaining steam.
As you can see, she has the camera facing the wrong way, and the screen is displaying her eyeball. Don’t pretend you haven’t been there: We’ve all gone to take that sunset photo to see our own faces staring back at us, an unsettling reminder that we forgot to switch the camera back to front-facing after last night’s selfie sesh.
Don’t believe me?
Accidental selfie pic.twitter.com/aP3Qc52YBO— Sroye Tivan?¿ (@DawsonsSuggBlog) February 15, 2014
This guys daughter was proposed to and he missed the moment by taking an accidental selfie im crying hahahahahah pic.twitter.com/TrOwcm0Sp8— Liz Jenkins (@lizjenkinz) December 10, 2013
So before you point fingers at Accidental Sochi Selfie Grandma, give a quick scan through your own smartphone gallery. We are all Accidental Sochi Selfie Grandma at some point.