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.
— Tom Klein (@tmsklein) February 15, 2014
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
— Ed Greenfield (@EdGreenfield_96) January 1, 2014
— Pauren Lark (@LaurenParkxx) December 15, 2013
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.