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Now Banned at Some College Graduation Ceremonies: Selfies

Toss your cap. Turn your tassel. Just don’t snap that selfie.

Graduates at the University of South Florida and Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, have been asked to refrain from taking self-portraits with their cellphones as they collect their diplomas. The seemingly simple directive stands out for placing the slightest curtailment on a collective societal march toward sharing every waking moment on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and the like.

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