It is said on news sites that plane crash survivor took a “selfie” while trying to survive. In the end, he used a Go Pro and took photos of a plane crash which took place December 11th. Why is this a popular story? Even though there are plenty of awesome shots of plane crash action, the word “selfie” turns this into a hot news story. It’s strange how a recently made up word can affect our minds enough to make this a larger story than it is. And I should add, it’s a big story, and the fact that he shot it, bleeding pilot and all is still nuts.