The funeral selfie is back in the news.

By: Funeralwise | Date: Tue, January 27th, 2015

Funeral Selfie
From's October 13, 2013 article, "In Defense of Funeral Selfies." A link to the article is provided at the end of the post.

Funeral Selfie

From’s October 13, 2013 article, “In Defense of Funeral Selfies.”

Last August we explored the topic of the funeral selfie in our article, Should you snap that funeral selfie? Now MTV News is looking at the topic.

Death is a part of life. So are selfies. The two combined lead to a lot of… well, poor Instagram decisions.

Disclaimers first: we’re not trying to make fun of anyone who is in mourning. Death is sad, and people mourn in different ways. If you want to get dressed up and smile wide at a funeral, maybe that’s just your process. And funerals, along with weddings, are often the only opportunity you have to dress up and put on a tie or nice dress. And YES, everyone looks good in black.

Read the full article: 17 Questionable #Funeral Selfies On Instagram

The MTV article is not an in depth look at the topic. Instead, it is a compilation of some recent photos posted to Instagram using the #funeral identifier. Take a look at the funeral selfie images as a companion to our article then let us know what you think in the poll below.


Related: The year of the selfie.

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