Sunday, March 2, 2014

Meryl Streep Strikes with Academy Awards selfie

In a first for the Academy Awards, Meryl streep trusted Ellen Degeneres to turn her smartphone on herself and tweet a picture of her and her nearby attendees.

On the one hand its a great example of shameless publicity, but on the other its a really down to earth example of how pervasive social media has gotten.

Just think:  Meryl had to be carrying a smartphone.  Ellen had the presence of mind - perhaps rehearsed, but maybe just spontaneously - to herd those closeby into what may become an iconic moment in the history of the Academy.

All this is speculation, but it was FUN!!!

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Thank you Ellen and Meryl for going along with it.

(And if it was all pre-planned, it was still genious.)

Thanks to our friends at Transition IT
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